Flashcards in C2-C6 ex. 1 QQ Deck (29):
what lies on the upper surface of the pedicle of C2?
superior articular process
what is the location of the superior vertebral notch of C2?
on the lamina-pedicle junction
what feature is identified on the lower surface of the pedicle of C2?
the inferior vertebral notch or inferior vertebral incisure
what osseous parts of the typical cervical transverse process are present at C2?
true transverse process
what is the characteristic appearance of the C2 spinous process in humans?
it is bifid
what are the modifications of the superior epiphyseal rim of a typical cervical?
right and left uncinate processes
what are the modifications of the inferior epiphyseal rim of a typical cervical?
right and left lateral grooves
what attaches to the posterolateral margin and in the center of a typical cervical body?
what surface feature is located at the upper margin of the pedicle?
superior vertebral notch
what surface feature is located at the lower margin of the pedicle?
inferior vertebral notch
what bony feature is attached to the posterior end of the pedicle?
the articular pillar
what is located at the top of the articular pillar?
the superior articular process
the superior articular process will provide support for which bone feature?
the superior articular facet
what is located at the bottom of the articular pillar?
inferior articular process
the inferior articular process will provide support for what bone feature?
inferior articular facet
what is the name of the surface feature observed between the ends of the articular pillar?
the groove/sulcus for the dorsal ramus of a cervical spinal nerve
what bone feature is attached to the posterior part of the articular pillar?
what ligament attaches to the lamina of a typical cervical?
ossification of the ligamentum flavum at the attachment site on the lamina will result in what feature?
to what parts of the typical cervical vertebra is the transverse process attached?
the vertebral body and the articular pillar
list in order the osseous parts of the typical cervical vertebra transverse process beginning at the vertebral body
true transverse process
what is the distal modification of the costal element of a typical cervical vertebra?
what is the distal modification of the true transverse process of typical cervicals?
what bony feature connects the anterior and posterior tubercles of a typical cervical transverse process?
costotransverse bar or intertubercular lamella
what is the name given to the superior margin of the costotransverse bar?
sulcus for the ventral primary ramus of a cervical spinal nerve
what is the name given to the modification of the anterior tubercle of the C6 transverse process?
the carotid tubercle
what is the usual condition for the caucasian typical cervical spinous process?
they are bifid
what is the usual condition for the african-american typical cervical spinous process?
they are non-bifid