Vertebral_column

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Vertebral_column
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2011-03-09 00:36:58
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  1. How many cervical vertebra
    7
  2. What are the 9 parts of the cervical vertebra?
    • Spinous process
    • Lamina
    • Superior Articular Process
    • Superior articular facet
    • Transverse foramen
    • Vertebral body
    • Transverse process
    • Pedicle
    • Vertibral foramen
  3. How many cervical vertebra are there?
    7
  4. What region is the Axis and Atlas located?
    Cervicle region
  5. 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.
  6. What is another name for C1?
    Atlas
  7. What is another name for C2?
    Axis
  8. What is the part only found on C2 that the Atlas spins on?
    Dens
  9. Describe a lamina
    a flat plate of bone between the transverse and spinous processes that forms the vertebral arch.
  10. Describe the pedicle
    bone that extends from the vertebral body to a transverse process.
  11. Describe the vertebral foramen
    Large hole in the center of the vertebra
  12. Name the feature that only the c2 has
    Dens
  13. Name the 11 parts of the Thoracic vertebra
    • Spinous process
    • Vertebral body
    • Transverse process
    • Vertibral foramen
    • Pedicle
    • Lamina
    • Superior Articular facet
    • Inferior costal facet for head of inferior rib
    • Intervertebral foramen
    • Transverse costal facet for tubercle of superior rib
    • Superior Costal facet for head of inferior rib

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