IMG_0068 - 132 LABORATORY lO Axial Skeleton, Vertebrae,...

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132 LABORATORY lO Axial Skeleton, Vertebrae, Ribs, Sternum, Hyoid Spinous process Lamina Superior articular surface Vertebral foramen Bifid spinous process Vertebral foramen Superior articular facet Transv6rse foramen Body (c) lnferior articuli Superir procssr lnferior procssr Spinous Body FIGURE 10'6 cervical vertebra Diagram (a) superior view; (b) lateral view. Photograph (c) superior view; (d) lateral view. the atlas to rotate on the axis and allows you to rotate your head to indicate "no." The ssventh cervicil vertebra (iz) is knor,vn as the vertebra prominens. It has a spinous process thgt q19i9cjs sharply in a posterior direction -and can'be pal- pated (felt) as a significant bump at the posterior base ofihe neck, Look at an atlas, an axis, and a vertebra prominens in the lab and compare them to figure 10,7. Thoracic Vertebrae There are 12 thoracic vertebrae. The thoracic vertebrae are distinguished from all other vertebrae by their mark- ings on the lateral posterior surface of the body of
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