Flashcards in BASIC OSTEOLOGY - vertebral column C3-C6 Deck (13):
What are the modifications of the superior epiphyseal rim of a typical cervical?
anterior groove, posterior groove, right and left uncinate processes
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
what are the modifications of the inferior epiphyseal rim of a typical cervical
anterior lip, posterior lip, right and left lateral grooves
what surface feature is located at the upper margin of the pedicle?
superior vertebral notch
what surface feature is located at the lower margin of the pedicle
inferior vertebral notch
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
what ligament attaches to the lamina of a typical cervical
ossification of the ligamentum flavum at the attachment site on the lamina will result in what feature?
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
What is the name given to the superior margin of the costotransverse bar
sulcus for the ventral primary ramus of a cervical spinal nerve
what is the name given to the modification of the anterior tubercle of the C6 transverse process
the carotid tubercle
what is the usual condition for the caucassian typical cervical spinous process
they are bifid