Save
Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Pg. 152-154 Vocab.

Vocabulary

TermDefinition
Vertebral Column or Spine extends from the skull which it supports to the pelvis where it transmits the weight of the body to the lower limbs.
Vertebrae before birth, the spine consists of 33 separate bones.
Intervertebral Discs the individuals are separated by pads of flexible fibrocartilage that cushion the vertebrae and absorb shocks while allowing the spine flexibility.
Herniated Dicss drying of the discs, along with a weakening of the ligaments of the vertebral column, predisposes older people.
Primary Curvatures spinal curvature in the thoracic and sacral regions
Secondary Curvatures they develop some time after birth
Body or Centrum disclike, weight-bearing part of the vertebra facing anteriorly in the vertebral column.
Vertebral Foramen arch formed from the joining of all posterior extensions.
Transverse Processes two lateral projections form the vertebral arch.
Spinous Pricess single projection arising form the posterior aspect of the vertabral arch.
Superior and Inferior Articular Processes paired projections lateral on the vertebral foreman, allowing a vertebra to form joints with adjacent vertebrae.
Cervical Vertebrae form the neck region of the spine.
Atlas the superior surfaces of its transverse processes contain large depressions that receive the occipital condyles of the skull.
Axis acts as a pivot for the rotation of the atlas above.
Dens acts as the pivot point.
Thoracic Vertebrae are all typical larger than the cervical vertebrae and are distinguished by the fact that they are the only vertebrae to articulate with the ribs.
Lumbar Vertebrae have massive blocklike bodies.
Sacrum is formed by the fusion of five vertebrae.
Coccyx is formed form the fusion of three to five tiny, irregularly shaped vertebrae.
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards