rib cage & spine- chapter 3

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herangelwings
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rib cage & spine- chapter 3
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2013-11-09 12:57:20
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IBS 102
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chapter 3
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  1. consist of 12 pairs of thin, flat bones attached to the thoracic vertebrae in the back and to costochondral tissue in the front
    ribs
  2. seven pairs attached directly to the breastbone (sternum) in the front of the body
    true ribs
  3. five pairs attached to the sternum by cartilage
    false ribs
  4. two pairs of false ribs not attached in the front of the body at all
    floating ribs
  5. breastbone
    sternum
  6. sharp point at the most inferior aspect of the sternum
    xiphoid process
  7. divided into five regions from the neck to the tailbone
    spinal/vertebral column
  8. vertebrae is composed of ___ bones
    26
  9. C1
    atlas
  10. C2
    axis
  11. opening in the center of each vertebra where the spinal cord passes
    vertebral foramen

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