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L - spine anatomy

L - spine anatomy for comp

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Vertebral arch posterior ring like portion
Vertebral foramen the space enclosed by the vertebral arch and body
What forms the vertebral arch? two pedicles and two lamina
Vertebral notch the concave superior and inferior surfaces of the pedicles
Intervertebral foramina formed by the vertebral notches of a superior and inferior vertebrae
Laminae (L-spine) thick, project posteriorly from the pedicles running from the transverse process to the spinous process.
Superior and inferior articular processes arise from the junction of the pedicle and lamina to articulate with the vertebrae above and below
The superior articular process has a facet where? on the posterior surface
The inferior articular process has a facet where? on the anterior surface
Zygapophyseal joint the articulation between the superior and inferior articular facet
The transverse processes of L1-L3 are directed: laterally
The transverse processes of L4-L5 are directed: superiorly
The pedicles are directed: posteriorly
Pars interarticularis portion of the lamina located between the superior and inferior articular process
Mamillary process smooth rounded process on the back of each superior articular process
Accessory process near the point of attachment on the transverse process, posteriorly
How do the zygapophyseal joints lie to the MSP? 30-60 degrees
How do the intervertebral foramina lie to the MSP? perpendicular
the ear of the scotty dog represents what? the superior articular process
the nose of the scotty dog represents what? transverse process
the eye of the scotty dog represents what? pedicle
the neck of the scotty dog represents what? pars interarticuaris
the body of the scotty dog represents what? lamina
the foot of the scotty dog represents what? inferior articular process
intervertebral joint space type cartilaginous symphysis
zygapophyseal joint space type synovial gliding
sacroiliac joint type irregular gliding
Created by: annaluz87 on 2010-01-11



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