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Unformatted text preview: K. tubercle small, rounded process L. tuberosity large, rounded, usually rough process M. trochanter large, blunt projection; only on the femur N. line less prominent ridge than a crest O. spine sharp, slender process P. epicondyle prominence found "above" a condyle 1 The Axial Skeleton II. Curvature of the Vertebral Column A. Normal Curves in Vertebral Column 1. cervical curve- concave posteriorly 2. thoracic curve- convex posteriorly 3. lumbar curve- concave posteriorly 4. sacral-coccygeal curve - convex posteriorly B. Abnormal Curves of the Vertebral Column 1. kyphosis- exaggerated thoracic curve (hunchback) 2. lordosis- exaggerated lumbar curve (slumping) 3. scoliosis- S-shaped deviation out of midsagittal plane 2...
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This note was uploaded on 01/29/2012 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10