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Flashcards in Ch. 7-8 Skeletal System Bones Deck (10):
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List the number and name for the divisions

7 cervical vertebrae
12 thoracic
5 lumbar
Sacrum
Coccyx

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What are the discs?

Between vertebrae, form joints so vertebrae can move

2

Annulus fibrosus

Outer fibrocartilage

3

Nucleus pulposus

Elastic tissue in center

4

Foramen magnum

Opening in the bottom for spinal cord

5

Vertebral foramen

Location of spinal cord in each vertebrae

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Intervertebral foramen

Made with facets of 2 vertebrae, spinal nerves come through

7

Scoliosis

Sidebending curve

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Kyphosis

Increase in thoracic curve

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Lordosis

Increase in lumbar curve