ANAT 1607 Chiropractic Terms

ANAT 1607 Chiropractic Terms - longitudinal ligaments 2....

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FUNCTIONAL SPINAL UNIT OR MOTION SEGMENT Two adjacent vertebrae, the interconnecting ligaments and soft tissue elements In the thoracic region the posterior rib articulations are also included The motion segment has the same functional characteristics as the region of the spine where it is located. FROM C2 TO S1 1. CENTRAL JOINT : vertebral bodies, intervertebral disc, anterior and posterior
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Unformatted text preview: longitudinal ligaments 2. POSTERIOR JOINTS and their articular capsule 3. LIGAMENTS BETWEEN NEURAL ARCHES : supraspinous, interspinous, intertransverse, and ligamentum flavum COUPLING A motion in which rotation or translation of a rigid body about or along one axis, is consistently associated with simultaneous rotation or translation about or along another axis...
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course ANAT 1607 taught by Professor Johnh.romfh during the Winter '10 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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