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names given to C7

vertebra prominens and vertebral prominence

2

name given to the topographical elevation observed at the base of the neck

vertebral prominence

3

name given only to C7

vertebra prominens

4

segment and gender bias for vertebrae other than C7 becoming the vertebral prominence

C6 is more common in FEMALES and T1 more common in MALES

5

joint surfaces present at the superior margin of the vertebral body of C7

anterior groove
posterior groove
R and L uncinate processes
cancellous bone

6

joint surfaces present at the inferior margin of the vertebral body of C7

anterior and posterior margins of the inferior epiphyseal rim
and cancellous bone

7

# of joint surfaces present on C7 vertebral body

8

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joint classifications observed at the vertebral body of C7

fibrous (amphiarthrosis) syndesmosis
cartilaginous (amphiarthrosis) symphysis
modified synovial saddle (diarthrosis sellar) joint

9

# of synovial surfaces observed at the vertebral body of C7

2

10

synovial joint surfaces observed at the vertebral body of C7

R and L uncinate processes

11

muscles that attach to the vertebral body of C7

longus colli muscle

12

osseous parts of the transverse process of C7

costal element
anterior tubercle
costotransverse bar
posterior tubercle
true transverse process

13

features typically present in the transverse foramen of C7

vertebral venous plexus
postganglionic sympathetic motor fibers

14

orientation of superior articular facet of C7

BUM

15

orientation of inferior articular facet of C7

ForMeD (forward, medial, downward)

16

muscles that will attach to the articular process of C7

longissimus cervicis,
longissimus capitis
semispinalis cervicis
multifidis

17

features of the spinous process of C7

long, horizontal, nonbifid

18

muscles that attach to the spinous process of C7

trapezius
rhomboid minor
serratus posterior superior
splenius capitis
spinalis capitis
spinalis cervicis
semispinalis thoracis
multifidis
rotators
interspinalis

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ligaments that attach to the spinous process of C7

ligamentum nuchae
interspinous ligaments