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Flashcards in Arthrology of the Vertebral Column: Nine Common Ligaments Deck (12):
1

What are the common ligaments of the vertebral column?

those ligaments commonly found between vertebral couples from C2/C3 to L4/L5

2

Which vertebrae will have common ligaments?

segments C2 to L5 inclusive

3

Identify the common ligaments of the vertebral column.

- anterior longitudinal ligament
- intervertebral disc
- posterior longitudinal ligament
- ligamentum flavum
- capsular ligament
- interspinous ligament
- ligamentum nuchae
- supraspinous ligament
- intertransverse ligament

4

What is the maximum number of common ligaments identified with a vertebral couple?

8

5

What is the reason that nine common ligaments are identified but only eight will be attached at any specific vertebral couple?

the ligamentum nuchae and supraspinous ligaments attach to the spinous tubercles, but only one of these will be identified at a single vertebral couple

6

Which common ligaments will attach to the vertebral body?

- anterior longitudinal ligament
- intervertebral disc
- posterior longitudinal ligament

7

What common ligament will attach to the vertebral arch?

ligamentum flavum

8

Which common ligaments will attach to the apophyseal regions of a vertebra?

- capsular ligament
- interspinous ligament
- supraspinous ligament
- ligamentum nuchae
- intertransverse ligament

9

Which common ligament will attach to the lamina?

ligamentum flavum

10

Which common ligament will attach to the articular apophysis?

capsular ligament

11

Which common ligaments will attach to the spinous apophysis?

- interspinous ligament
- supraspinous ligament
- ligamentum nuchae

12

Which common ligament will attach to the transverse apophysis?

intertransverse ligament

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