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1

What facets doe T1 have on its vertebral body

Superior costal facets and inferior costal demi facets

2

What is the dorsal horn (gray) of the spinal cord's blood supply?

Dorsal/ventral/central/perforating artery

3

What decreases in the C5/C6 area?

Coupled motion (lateral bending and axial rotation)

4

Definition of fissure

an irregular slit-like or crack-like appearance between the surfaces of adjacent bone (it is not a surface feature because it involves 2 bones)

5

Which muscles attach at the typical cervical articular process

the longissimus capitis, longissimus cervicis, semispinalis capitis, semispinalis cervicis, multifidis and rotators (NOT the splenius cervicis)

6

What are the joint classifications present at C2 vertebral bone

Amphiarthrosis syndesmosis, amphiarthrosis symphysis, diarthrosis trochoid, modified diarthrosis sellar, and arthrodial

7

What are the joint classifications present at C1?

Amphiarthrosis syndesmosis, diarthrosis ellipsoidal, diarthrosis trochoid, diarthrosis arthrodia

8

What is a property of cartilage?

Visco-elasticity, cartilage can deform but returns to original volume slowly, a time dependent property

9

Define ponticulus posticus

Ossified anterior free margin of the posterior atlanto-occipital ligament

10

What blood vessels are present near the posterior longitudinal ligament

Anterior spinal canal arteries, anterior internal vertebral venous plexus, basivertebral vein

11

What is the definition of an uncinate process

Lateral osseous projection of the superior epiphyseal rim

12

Why is the inferior articular facet of C1 unique

Only one with BMD orientation (backwards)

13

What is unique about the superior articular facet of C2

Only one which is thoracic-like in orientation

14

C1 is aka

Atlas

15

C2 is aka

epistropheus

16

C7 is aka

Vertebra prominens