Flashcards in Vertebral Column Regional Characteristics Deck (31)
Which region has a rectangular body?
Which region has a heart-shaped body?
Which region has a kidney-shaped body?
Which region has bifida spinous processes?
The transverse processes of the cervical region have ______ and _______ _______.
Anterior and posterior tubercles
Which area has coastal processes on the body and transverse processes?
Which of the lumbar vertebra has the longest transverse processes?
Which of the lumbar vertebra has the largest of the transverse processes?
Which region has accessory processes?
Which vertebral body has no "body"?
Where will you find the groove for the vertebral artery?
C1 on anterior and posterior arch
What is the other name for axis?
What is another name for C7?
What is the regional orientation for the superior articular processes for each region?
Cervical - BUM
Thoracic - BUL
Lumbar - bM - backwards & medial in Sagittal plane
What is the lamina pedicle junction called in the cervical?
What is the lamina-pedicle junction called in the thoracic and lumbar?
Where will you find a ponticulus posticus?
Where is the arcuate line?
On the posterior arch of C1
Where will you find the tubercle for the transverse atlantal ligament?
Lateral mass of C1
Where will you find uncinated/unciform/uncovertebral processes?
C3-C5 superior epiphyseal rims
Where will you find a carotid tubercle?
Does C7 have a bifida or nonbfid spinous process?
non-bifid spinous process
Which vertebra have the aortic impression?
Where does the inferior costal demi-facet often end?
T9 (often absent) or T10
Where does the transverse costal facet usually end?
T10 - may be absent
Which vertebra is know as the "anticlinal" vertebra?
Where will you find a superior, lateral, and inferior tubercle on the pars interarticularis?
Which vertebra have superior costal facets on the vertebral bodies?
Do you find a mammillary process on the sacrum?
Yes, on superior articular facet