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1

What is the status of the human interspinous ligament compared with other common ligaments

They are poorly developed as ligaments although collagen fibers are present

2

What is the status of the cervical interspinous ligament

It is lacking poorly developed or simply considered the deep anterior part of the ligamentum nuchae

3

What is the status of the thoracic interspinous ligament

It is narrow and elongated reflecting the shape of the spinous process

4

What is the status of the lumbar interspinous ligament

It is broad and thick with three layers identified from anterior to posterior

5

What is the classic function of the interspinous ligament

It brakes or limits flexion of the vertebral column

6

What is now thought to be a major function of the interspinous ligament

It is more likely a proprioceptive transducer for the spinal reflex

7

What vertebral levels will the innervation ligament be attached to

Those between C2 and S1 inclusive are traditional indicated

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