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Anatomy Unit I Lecture 2 and 3
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What are the regions of the vertebral column and their respective number of vertebrae?
C-7, T-12, L-5, S-5, Co-4
the joint between superior and inferior articular processes is called what? What type of joint is this?
Osteoarthritis leads to the formation of bone spurs called?
Uncovertebral joints allow what movement of the neck?
The vertebral artery branches from what artery?
A fracture of the dens of the axis will correspond with what other injury on the atlas?
injury to the anterior arch of the atlas
What ligament holds the dens in place at the facet for the dens?
transverse ligament of the atlas
The atlanto-occipital joint allows what movement of the head?
the "yes" movement
What allows for the "no" movement of the head?
median and lateral atlantoaxial joints
What is the joint between the dens and its facet?
median atlantoaxial joint
In down syndrome, or rupture of the transverse ligament of the atlas, will lead to what?
atlanto-axial subluxation and quadriplegia
What is the purpose of the mammillary process?
The mammilary processes attach which muscle in the lumbar region?
Where does the spinal cord end?
When a patient is given caudal epidural anesthesia, what landmark can a physician use to administer the drug?
Feel for the sacral cornua (horn) and the sacral hiatus is in between
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