7.7-7.9 Quiz Prep

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7.7-7.9 Quiz Prep
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  1. The vertebral column encloses and protects the __.
    spinal cord
  2. The __ of the vertebrae support the weight of the head and trunk.
    drum-shaped body
  3. The __ separate adjacent vertebrae.
    intervertebral disks (fibrocartilage)
  4. The pedicels, laminae, and spinous process of a vertebra form the __.
    vertebral foramen
  5. The intervertebral foramina provide passageways for __.
    spinal nerves
  6. Transverse foramina of cervical vertebrae serve as passageways for __ leading to the brain.
    arteries
  7. The first vertebra is also called the __.
    atlas
  8. When the head is moved from side to side, the first vertebra pivots around the __ of the second vertebra.
    toothlike dens
  9. The __ vertebrae have the largest and strongest bodies.
    lumbar
  10. The number of vertebrae that fuse to form the sacrum is __.
    five
  11. Arteries leading to brain go through __>
    transverse foramen
  12. The pectoral girdle is an incomplete ring because it is open in the back between the __.
    scaulae
  13. The medial ends of the clavicles articulate with the __ of the sternum.
    manubrium
  14. The lateral ends of the clavicles articulate with the __ of the scapula.
    acromion process
  15. The __ divides the posterior side of the scapula into unequal portions.
    spine
  16. The tip of the shoulder is due to the __ of the scapula.
    acromion process
  17. At the lateral end of the scapula, the __ curves anteriorly and inferiorly from the clavicle.
    coracoid process
  18. The glenoid cavity of the scapula articulates with the __ of the humerus.
    head

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