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sacr, cocc, jnts

sacrum, coccyx and spine joints

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How do the male and female sacrum differ? longer, narrower and more evenly curved in males, the female sacrum has its greatest curve on the lower half and lies more oblique
What forms the lumbosacral junction? the superior aspect of the base of the sacrum and the inferior surface of the last lumbar vertebrae
What forms the last pair of zygapophyseal joints? the superior articular process of the first sacral segment and inferior articular process of the last vertebrae
What is the function of the sacral canal? the continuation of the vertebral canal – transmits the sacral nerves
What is the function of the pelvic sacral foramina? passage of sacral nerves and blood vessels
What anatomy joins the sacrum and coccyx? sacral and coccygeal cornua
On the sacrum, is the base inferior or superior? superior
Atlanto-occipital joint type synovial ellipsoidal
Medial atlanto-axial joint type synovial pivot
Lateral atlanto-axial joint type synovial gliding
Intervertebral joint type cartilaginous symphysis
Zygapophyseal joint type synovial gliding
Costovertebral joint type synovial gliding
Costotransverse joint type synovial gliding
Created by: annaluz87