The part of the vertebrae that transfers weight along the axis of the vertebral

The part of the vertebrae that transfers weight along

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78)The part of the vertebrae that transfers weight along the axis of the vertebral column is the78) A)articular processes.B)transverse process.C)vertebral body.D)vertebral arch.E)intervertebral space. 79)Most mammals, including humans and giraffes, have ________ cervical vertebrae.79) 80)Vertebrae of which regions are fused in the adult?80) 81)The widest intervertebral discs are found in the ________ region.81) 82)As you move in an inferior direction along the vertebral column,82) A)the vertebral bodies become relatively larger.B)the dorsal spines grow progressively longer.C)the vertebrae get progressively smaller and thinner.D)the vertebral foramina become relatively larger.E)the transverse processes move anteriorly.83)The dens process is found on the 83) 11
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84)Thevertebra prominensis another name for the ________ vertebra.84) 85)Thoracic vertebrae can be distinguished from other vertebrae by the presence of85) 86)Which of the following are distinctive features of thoracic vertebrae?86) A)no transverse foramenB)heart-shaped bodiesC)rib articulationsD)long spinous processesE)All of the answers are correct. 87)The distinguishing feature of a cervical vertebra is the87) 88)Which of the following types of vertebrae and their numbers isnotcorrect?88) 89)All of the following are true of the sacrumexceptthat it89) 90)Gesturing "no" with the head depends on the structure(s) of which cervical vertebrae?90) A)axisB)atlasC)vertebra prominens D) both the atlas and the axis E) both the atlas and the vertebra prominens 12
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91)The ribs articulate with the ________ of the vertebrae.91)
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  • Physiology, Anatomy, RNA, Vertebra, hyoid bone, Occipital bone, Bones of the head and neck

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