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Table 1 Definition of landmarks (LM) applied to 3D scans of the mouse vertebrae

From: Correlation between Hox code and vertebral morphology in the mouse: towards a universal model for Synapsida

LM Definition
1 dorsal-anterior edge of vertebral centrum
2 ventral-anterior edge of vertebral centrum
3 ventral-posterior edge of vertebral centrum
4 dorsal-posterior edge of vertebral centrum
5 anteriormost edge of articular facet of postzygapophysis
6 dorsal-posterior edge of articular facet of postzygapophysis
7 point of maximum curvature between postzygapophysis and neural spine
8 posterior edge of neural spine
9 anterior edge of neural spine
10 point of maximum curvature between neural spine and prezygapophysis
11 posteriormost point of articular facet of prezygapophysis
12 dorsal–anterior edge of articular facet of prezygapophysis
13 ventralmost point of vertebral centrum
14 lateralmost point of vertebral centrum
15 dorsalmost point of vertebral centrum