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1

Which suboccipital muscles attach to C1

rectus capitis posterior minor
obliquus capitis superior
obliquus capitis inferior

2

Which suboccipital muscles attach to C2

Rectus capitis posterior major, obliquus capitis inferior

3

Which transversospinalis muscles attach to the cervical spine

Semispinalis cervicis semispinalis capitis
multifidis and rotators

4

What joint classifications are present at C1

synovial (diarthrosis) ellipsoidal
synovial pivot (dirathrosis Trochoid)
synovial plane (diarthrosis arthrodia)
fibrous (amphiarthrosis) syndesmosis

5

What joint classifications are present at C2

Synovial Pivot (diarthrosis trochoid)
Synovial Plane (Diarthrosis arthrodia)
Modified synovial saddle (diarthrosis Sellar)
fibrous (amphiarthrosis) syndesmosis
cartilaginous (amphiarthrosis) symphisis

6

What joint classifications are present at each typical cervical

Synovial Plane (diarthrosis arthrodia)
modified synovial saddle (diarthrosis Sellar)
fibrous (amphiarthrosis) syndesmosis
cartilaginous (amphiarthrosis) symphsis

7

What forms the boundaries for the exit of the C1 nerve from the spinal canal

occipital condyle, superior articular process of C1, capsular ligament, arcuate rim, groove for the vertebral artery, posterior atlanto-occipital ligament

8

What forms the anterior boundary for the C2 nerve exit from the spinal canal

inferior articular process of C1, superior articular process of C2, capsular ligament

9

What forms the posterior boundary for the C2 nerve exit from the spinal canal

the posterior arch of C1, Lamina of C2 and posterior atlanto-axial ligament

10

What forms the anterior boundary for the C3-C7 nerve exit from the spinal canal

the vertebral bodies, intervertebral disc, posterior longitudinal ligament, uncinate process, lateral groove

11

What are the superior articular facet orientations fro the cervical vertebrae

C1 is BUM backward upward and medial
C2 is BUL backward upward and lateral
C3-C7 BUM Backward upward and medial

12

What are the inferior articular facet orientations for the cervical vertebrae

C1 is BMD backward medial and down
C2-C6 FoLD forward lateral and down
C7 ForMeD forward medial and down

13

How many synovial joints are identified for each cervical vertebrae

C1=5
C2=8
C3-C6=8
C7=6

14

How many joints are identified at the vertebral body of each cervical vertebrae

C1= none
C2= 10
C3-C6= 10
C7= 8