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Cervicle vertibrae

Cervicle Vertibrae

How many cervicle vertibrae are there? 7
What shape is the body of a normal cervicle vertibrae Rectangular
What is special about the spinous process of a normal cervicle vertibrae? Bifib, split into two parts at end
What is the Uncinate process for and where is it? Lateral ridge of the body of the vertibrae of C3-C7 and on T1. Common site of bone spurs (osteophyte) Keeps the vertibrae in place and limits lateral flexion
What is the Foramen Transverum and what is its purpose? A hole in the tranverse processes of C1-C7. Vertibral artery and sympathetic plexus goes through from C6-C1, Vertibral vein from C1-C7
What direction do the superior facets face on the cervicle vertibrae BUM, backwards middle, up or posterior, superior, middle
What is the Anterior costal process? Tubricle off tranverse prosess on anterior side
What is the Posterior tubricle of the transverse process? Tubricle off the transverse process posteriorly
What tubricle is known as the corotid tubricle and why? C6 anterior tubricle. Corotid artery passes it to enter into the foramen transversum on C6. The sympathetic plexus follows as well
What is another name for C1? Atlas
What is the shape of the body of C1? There isn't one, got ya!
What are the lateral masses on C1? Large masses on either side of the vertibrae, the facets articulate with the occipital condyles.
Whats the difference between the anterior and posterior arch of C1 Anterior is smaller
The superior articular factes of C1 are shaped like? Peanuts, articulate with occipital condyle
What are the bumps on the arches called? Posterior and anterior tubricles
Facet for the dens is? on C1, covered in hayline cartilage, smooth surface on posterior side of anterior arch, articulates with the dens of C2.
What is the dens or odontoid process? A tooth-like process that protrudes superiorly off the body of C2 to articulate with the Facet for the dens of C1.
Where is the superior articular process on C2? Smoothed out region on the pedicles.
C7 is known for what feature when palpating? Vertibral prominance
What cervilce vertibrae has a spinous process that is not bifib? C7
Created by: hopper



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