Cervical Vertebrae #1 (C1)
Cervical Vertebrae #2 (C2)
Name for the 1st 7 vertebrae of the spinal column
Name for the 12 vertebrae in the middle of the spinal column
Name for the 5 vertebrae in the lower region of the spinal column
Large bone at near the base of the spinal column, made from 5 fused vertebrae
Large opening in the center of the vertebrae through which the spinal cord passes
Pads of fibrocartilage that are stacked in between the bones of the spinal column
Openings on the sides of the spinal column when 2 or more vertebrae are stacked together; allows spinal nerves to exit the spinal cord
Bony projection that comes off of the posterior portion of the vertebrae
Bony projection(s) that come off of the sides of the vertebrae
Bony projection that comes off of the top of the (C2) axis
Cartilaginous projection that comes off of the base of the sternum
Top portion of the sternum
Ribs #8, 9, 10,
Ribs #11, 12,
Hole on the end of the transverse process.
Costal Articular Facets
Small smooth area at the junction of the body and the vertebral arch (2 on each side)
Anterior & Posterior tubercle
Bony point that protrudes laterally from cervical vertebrae.
Superior portion of the manubrium.
Superior to the sternum
Joint between the sternum and the costal.
Joint between the manubrium and the sternum.
joint between the costal cartilage and the condyle.
serves as a bridge between sternum and rib.