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Ch 9

Summary of Distinguishing Features - C and T Spine

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Distinguishing features that all cervical vertebrae have: three foramina each, more dominant articular pillars
Distinguishing features of C1, atlas: no body but anterior arch, no spinous process but posterior tubercle with bifid tip, lateral masses (articular pillars), superior facets for atlantooccipital articulations
Distinguishing features of C2, axis: contains dens
Distinguishing features of C2-C6: short spinous processes with bifid tips
Distinguishing features of C7: called vertebra prominens because of its long spinous process
Distinguishing features of all thoracic vertebrae: contain facets for rib articulations (facets or demifacets)
Distinguishing features of T1-T10: contain facets on transverse processes for rib articulations
Distinguishing features of T1-T9 contain demifacets for rib articulation
Distinguishing features of T10-T12 contain single facet for rib articulation
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