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31

List in order, the osseous parts of the typical cervical vertebra transverse process beginning at the vertebral body?

Costal element, anterior tubercle, costotransverse bar, posterior tubercle, true transverse process

32

What muscles will attach to the anterior tubercle of a typical cervical vertebra?

Anterior scalene, longus capitis, longus colli, anterior intertransversarii

33

What muscles may attach to the posterior tubercle of a typical cervical vertebra?

Splenius cervicis, iliocostalis cervicis, longissimus cervicis, levator scapula, middle scalene, posterior scalene, rotators and posterior intertransversarii

34

What muscles will attach to the costotransverse bar?

Middle scalene and posterior intertransversarii

35

What is the name given to the modification of the anterior tubercle of the C6 transverse process?

The carotid tubercle

36

What will cause remodeling of the anterior tubercle of C6

The common carotid artery

37

What will occupy the typical cervical vertebra transverse foramen?

The vertebral artery, vertebral venous plexus and postganglionic sympathetic nerve fibers

38

What is the orientation of the typical cervical superior articular facet?

Backwards, Upwards, Medial (BUM)

39

What is the orientation of the typical cervical inferior articular facet?

Forward, Lateral Downward (FoLD)