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Musculoskeletal Anatomy of Back, Thorax and Abdomen
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The Vertebral Column Provides support and protection 7 Cervical Vertebrae 12 Thoracic Vertebrae 5 Lumbar 5 Sacral Vertebrae (fused) Coccyx There is variation in non-human primates
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Basic Vertebra www.webschoolsolutions.com
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Cervical Vertebrae Identifying Features Transverse Foramen Bifid spinous process Small body Large, triangular vertebral foramen Most mammals have 7
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Cervical Vertebrae, cont. Atlas and Axis are unique Atlas (C1) Anterior Tubercle Posterior Tubercle Fovea for dens Transverse foramen Superior facet No body No spinous process www.medicaldictionary.com
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Cervical Vertebrae, cont. Axis: Dens Grant’s   Anatomy
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Thoracic Vertebrae
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Lumbar Vertebrae Slight wedging Hatchet-shaped  Spinous  process
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Sacrum 5 sacral vertebrae fused during development Base Apex Sacral foramina Articular surface
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Coccygeal Vertebrae Fused coccyx in humans Non-human primates may have as many as 35 coccygeal vertebrae (called caudal vertebrae) coccyx
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Between each vertebra, is a disc that acts as a shock absorber and provide needed
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This note was uploaded on 08/31/2011 for the course APY 345/346 taught by Professor Siriani during the Spring '11 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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