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Flashcards in Vertebral Column Articular Facet Orientation Deck (12):
1

What is the inferior articular facet orientation of C1?

BMD

2

What is the superior articular facet orientation of C1?

BUM

3

Superior articular facets of which vertebrae will be oriented BUM?

C1, C3-C7, L1-L5, S1

4

Superior articular facets of which segments will be oriented BUL?

C2, T1-T12

5

Inferior articular facets of which segments will be oriented BMD?

C1

6

Inferior articular facets of which segments will be oriented FoLD?

C2-C6, T12, L1-L5

7

Inferior articular facets of which segments are oriented FoLD - convex?

T12, L1-L5

8

Inferior articular facets of which segments will be oriented ForMeD?

C7, T1-T11

9

Which segment has the only inferior articular facet to face backward?

C1

10

What directions will all superior articular facets face?

backward and upward

11

Which segments will have facets that are specifically shaped as "concave"?

C1, L1-L5, S1 superior articular facets

12

Which segments will have facets that are specifically shaped as "convex"?

T12, L1-L5 inferior articular facets