spinae

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bertoL
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234474
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spinae
Updated:
2013-09-12 15:03:25
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Kiniesology
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Ch.4 Kiniesology
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  1. Vertebral Column (spine) consists of _____ vertebrae
    24; 7 Cervical; 12 Thoracic; 5 Lumbar;
  2. Most mobile vertebrae
    Cervical vertebrae
  3. 12 Thoracic Vertebrae articulate what structure?
    12 Ribs
  4. What structure helps stabilize the thoracic area and protect the internal organs?
    Thoracic vertebrae
  5. Larger, stocky vertebrae found  between the 12th rib and the posterior iliac crest; designed to support the weight of the upper body.
    Lumbar vertebrae
  6. Thorax consists of?
    Sternum (breast bone) and rib cage
  7. Costal cartilage serves what purpose?
    Bridge ribs to sternum

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