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How many cervical vertebra
What are the 9 parts of the cervical vertebra?
Superior Articular Process
Superior articular facet
How many cervical vertebra are there?
What region is the Axis and Atlas located?
What does a intervertebral foramen consist of?
it is the foramen that exists between two neighboring vertebra. It is a foramen serving as a passage for nerves branching from spine to other areas of the body.
What is another name for C1?
What is another name for C2?
What is the part only found on C2 that the Atlas spins on?
Describe a lamina
a flat plate of bone between the transverse and spinous processes that forms the vertebral arch.
Describe the pedicle
bone that extends from the vertebral body to a transverse process.
Describe the vertebral foramen
Large hole in the center of the vertebra
Name the feature that only the c2 has
Name the 11 parts of the Thoracic vertebra
Superior Articular facet
Inferior costal facet for head of inferior rib
Transverse costal facet for tubercle of superior rib
Superior Costal facet for head of inferior rib