Flashcards in Vertebral Ligaments Deck (23)
The ALL extends from ____ to ___.
sacrum to base of occiput
Which is thicker and stronger? ALL or PLL
Which ligament prevents hyperextension of the spine?
The PLL extends from ____ to ______.
C2 to sacrum
The PLL is ____ and weak.
The PLL prevents _______ of the spine.
The PLL continues as the _______ upwards and beyond ____.
The supraspinous ligaments prevents _______.
The supraspinous ligament continues as _______ upwards and beyond ___.
Which ligaments prevent posterior translation and limits flexion?
Which is the yellow elastic ligament?
The ligamentum flavum extends between the ______ of adjacent vertebra.
The ligamentum flavum contains lots of _____ tissue and limits ______ and prevents _____ in extension.
Which ligaments limit lateral bending?
Altar ligament aka?
The "check" ligament
Altar ligament originates from the posterior and lateral aspect of the _____ and inserts into the medial aspect of the condyle of the ______.
The altar ligament limits what?
Which ligament arises from the apex of the dens?
The Apical ligament inserts where?
Anterior aspect of the foramen magnum
The Apical ligament limits what?
Flexion and extension of C2
The transverse part of the cruciate ligament extends from a small tubercle, ________, on the lateral mass of atlas to the same tubercle on the other side.
The cruciate ligament limits what?