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1

What are the modifications of the superior epiphyseal rim of a typical cervical?

anterior groove, posterior groove, right and left uncinate processes

2

what are the names of the lateral modifications of the superior epiphyseal rim of a typical cervical

uncinate process, unciform process, uncovertebral process, uncus or lateral lip

3

what are the modifications of the inferior epiphyseal rim of a typical cervical

anterior lip, posterior lip, right and left lateral grooves

4

what surface feature is located at the upper margin of the pedicle?

superior vertebral notch

5

what surface feature is located at the lower margin of the pedicle

inferior vertebral notch

6

what is the name of the surface feature observed between the ends of the articular pillar?

the groove/sulcus for the dorsal ramus of a cervical spinal nerve

7

what ligament attaches to the lamina of a typical cervical

ligamentum flavum

8

ossification of the ligamentum flavum at the attachment site on the lamina will result in what feature?

para-articular processes

9

List, in order, the osseous parts of the typical cervical vertebra transverse process beginning at the vertebral body

costal element, anterior tubercle, costotransverse bar, posterior tubercle, true transverse process

10

What is the name given to the superior margin of the costotransverse bar

sulcus for the ventral primary ramus of a cervical spinal nerve

11

what is the name given to the modification of the anterior tubercle of the C6 transverse process

the carotid tubercle

12

what is the usual condition for the caucassian typical cervical spinous process

they are bifid

13

what is the usual condition for the african american typical cervical spinous process

they are non bifid