ANAT 1507 Ligaments of the Vertebral Column

ANAT 1507 Ligaments of the Vertebral Column - Ligaments of...

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Ligaments of the Vertebral Column Monday, July 12, 2010
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Bodies • Anterior Longitudinal Ligament – Runs from axis to sacrum – Anterior to the vertebral body – Tightly attached to the intervertebral disk • Posterior longitudinal ligament – Posterior to the vertebral body – Inside the vertebral canal – Separated from the body by basivertebral veins • IVD – 23, from axis to sacrum Monday, July 12, 2010
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Neural Arches I • Articular capsules – Surrounds articular processes (facets) – Gliding – C3-S1 • Ligamentum Flava (Yellow Ligament) – Connects lamina – C2-S1 – Most posterior ligament of the vertebral canal • Interspinous ligaments – Between spinous processes from C2-S2 Monday, July 12, 2010
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• Supraspinous ligament – Connects the tips of the spinous processes – C7-median sacral crest • Intertransverse Ligament – Between transverse processes • Cervicals -Scant or absent • Thoracics – round and cord-like • Lumbars – thin
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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.

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