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ANAT 1507 Typical Cervical Vertebrae Study Guide

ANAT 1507 Typical Cervical Vertebrae Study Guide - Typical...

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A. Vertebral Body 1. Superior Epiphyseal Rim 2. Uncinate Process 4. Anterior Lip 5. Posterior Lip B. Pedicle C. Transverse Process 1. Costal Element a. Anterior Tubercle 2. True Transverse Process a. Posterior Tubercle 3. Costotransverse Bar a. Sulcus for the Ventral Primary Ramus 4. Transverse Foramen Typical Cervical Vertebra
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D. Articular Pillar 1. Superior Articular Process a. Superior Articular Facet (BUM) 2. Inferior Articular Process a. Inferior Articular Facet (FoLD) 3. Sulcus for the Dorsal Primary Ramus E. Lamina F. Vertebral Foramen G. Spinous Process (Bifid) 7 vertebrae – varia species vary f iation is pathological! True for ALL placental mammals, only 4 from this (even giraffes have only 7 cervical vertebrae) Typical Cervical V Vertebrae C3-C6 (but C6 is a little different) Vertebral Body Roughly rectangular in shape (superior view) Rather small in size, increasing in size form C2-C7 In lateral view, the anterior height is less than the posterior height—opposite expected considering lordotic curvature; this
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  • Summer '10
  • SamuelDemons
  • Cervical vertebrae, Inferior articular facet, cervical vertebra, transverse process, costal element, true transverse process

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