Ch. 8 Vertabrae

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Ch. 8 Vertabrae
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2014-03-14 22:57:52
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Vertebrae, general features and regional characteristics
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  1. What are the 3 divisions of the spine, and how many bones are in each division?
    • Cervical (7)
    • Thoracic¬†(12)
    • Lumbar (5)
  2. What are the last 2 components of the spinal column and how many (fused) bones does each have?
    • Sacral vertebrae (5)
    • Coccygeal vertebrae (4)
  3. What is the top vertebrae called?
    Atlas (connects to skull)
  4. What is the name for the second vertebrae from the top?
    Axis (right below atlas)
  5. Body of vertabrae
  6. Lamina
  7. Pedicle
  8. Spinous process
  9. Superior articular facets (inferior look the same on the bottom)
  10. Transverse process
  11. Vertebral foramen

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