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Hemivertebra is a defect of (AIIMS May 2014)



A Body
B Transverse process

C Spine
D Posterior vertebral arches

Ans. A Body

Vertebral bodies mainly develop from ventral sclerotome (VS) and thus hemivertebra is a defect of VS.

Hemivertebra can lead to defects in the vertebral column – scoliosis.

Posterior vertebral arches (PVA) contribute mainly to the lamina & spines. PVA are contributed by the dorsal sclerotome

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