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Vertebral Column

Columna Vertebralis

 

 

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General structure of columna vertebralis

It is an axial structure Not straight: Cervical Lordosis, Thoracic Kyphosis, Lumbar Lordosis and Sacral Kyphosis 31-33 vertebrae: 7 Cervical 12 Thoracic 5 Lumbar 5 Sacral and 2-4 coccygeal

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Cervical Vertebra

Vertebrae cervicales

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Thoracic

Vertebrae Thoracicae

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Lumbar

Vertebrae lumbales

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Sacral

Vertebrae Sacrales

Fused to Os Sacrum

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Coccygeal

Vertebrae coccygei

Fused to form os coccygis

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Typical vertebral features

Body

Arch

Hole

Protusions; spinous, transverse, articular

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Body

Corpus

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Arch

arcus vertebrae

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Hole

foramen

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Protusions

Processus Vertebrae

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Spinous Process

Processus spinosus

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Transverse Process

Processus Transversus

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Articular Process

Processus Articularis (superior, inferior)