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Unformatted text preview: • No articular pillar Includes: • Superior articular process • Inferior articular process • Tubercle for atlantal ligament Superior Articular Process Elliptical in shape Facet: • Faces BUM • Concave • Long oval or peanut shape Inferior Articular Process Short oval column Facet: • Faces BMD • Flattened or slightly concave • Short oval to circle shape Tubercle for the Transverse Atlantal Ligament On medial surface of lateral mass connects tubercles, making a place for dens to rotate in Transverse Process • Costal element reduced in size • Small or absent anterior tubercle • True transverse process and posterior tubercle • Transverse foramen: largest of all cervical vertebrae C1 Vertebra...
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course ANAT 1507 taught by Professor Samueldemons during the Summer '10 term at Life Chiropractic College West.
- Summer '10