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Flashcards in Final Ligamentum Nuchae Deck (7)
1

What is the name given to the superficial layer of the ligamentum nuchae

The funicular layer or part

2

What is the name given to the deep layer of the ligamentum nuchae

The lamellar layer or part

3

What are the attachment sites for the superficial layer of the ligamentum nuchae

The external occipital protuberance, external occipital crest, and spinous tubercle of C7

4

What is the histological make up of the human ligamentum nuchae

It is yellow elastic ligament, but had more collagen fibers in quadrupeds

5

What is the primary elastic or elastic ligament of the spine

The ligamentum flavum

6

What is the classic function of the human ligamentum nuchae

It brakes or limits flexion of the cervical spine

7

What are the layers of the ligamentum nuchae

A superficial and deep layer are identified

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