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Cricoid cartilage

C6

2

Start of trachea

C6

3

Start of esophagus

C6

4

End of spinal cord in adults (conus medullaris) and pia mater

L1

5

Hyoid bone

C3

6

End of sigmoid colon

S3

7

End of dural sac, dura, arachnoid, subarachnoid space, and cerebrospinal fluid

S2

8

Sacral promontory

S1

9

Iliac crest

L4

10

Bifurcation of aorta

L4

11

Umbilicus

L3

12

Inferior mesenteric artery

L3

13

End of spinal cord in newborn

L3

14

Renal artery

L2

15

Superior mesenteric artery

L1

16

Upper pole of right kidney

L1

17

Celiac artery

T12

18

Upper pole of left kidney

T12

19

Duodenum

T12-L1

20

Aortic hiatus

T12

21

Esophageal hiatus

T10

22

Xiphisternal joint

T9

23

Inferior vena cava hiatus

T8

24

Pulmonary hilum

T5-T7

25

Sternal angle

T4

26

Junction of superior and inferior mediastinum

T4

27

Bifurcation of trachea

T4

28

Arch of aorta

T2

29

Sternal notch

T2

30

Thyroid cartilage

C5

31

Carotid pulse palpated

C5

32

Bifurcation of common carotid artery

C4