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1

Which region has a rectangular body?

cervical

2

Which region has a heart-shaped body?

thoracic

3

Which region has a kidney-shaped body?

lumbar

4

Which region has bifida spinous processes?

cervical

5

The transverse processes of the cervical region have ______ and _______ _______.

Anterior and posterior tubercles

6

Which area has coastal processes on the body and transverse processes?

thoracic

7

Which of the lumbar vertebra has the longest transverse processes?

L3

8

Which of the lumbar vertebra has the largest of the transverse processes?

L5

9

Which region has accessory processes?

lumbar

10

Which vertebral body has no "body"?

C1

11

Where will you find the groove for the vertebral artery?

C1 on anterior and posterior arch

12

What is the other name for axis?

epistropheus

13

What is another name for C7?

vertebra prominens

14

What is the regional orientation for the superior articular processes for each region?

Cervical - BUM
Thoracic - BUL
Lumbar - bM - backwards & medial in Sagittal plane

15

What is the lamina pedicle junction called in the cervical?

Articular pillars

16

What is the lamina-pedicle junction called in the thoracic and lumbar?

pars interarticularis

17

Where will you find a ponticulus posticus?

C1

18

Where is the arcuate line?

On the posterior arch of C1

19

Where will you find the tubercle for the transverse atlantal ligament?

Lateral mass of C1

20

Where will you find uncinated/unciform/uncovertebral processes?

C3-C5 superior epiphyseal rims

21

Where will you find a carotid tubercle?

C6

22

Does C7 have a bifida or nonbfid spinous process?

non-bifid spinous process

23

Which vertebra have the aortic impression?

T5-8

24

Where does the inferior costal demi-facet often end?

T9 (often absent) or T10

25

Where does the transverse costal facet usually end?

T10 - may be absent
T11

26

Which vertebra is know as the "anticlinal" vertebra?

T11

27

Where will you find a superior, lateral, and inferior tubercle on the pars interarticularis?

T12

28

Which vertebra have superior costal facets on the vertebral bodies?

T1, T10-T12

29

Do you find a mammillary process on the sacrum?

Yes, on superior articular facet

30

Where do you find the articular surface and sacral promontory?

Lateral surface of sacrum