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Flashcards in Coccyx/Sternum Deck (8):
1

What is the typical number of segments that unite to form the adult coccyx?

4 Segments

2

What feature is present at the top of the manubrium sterni?

Jugular notch (suprasternal notch)

3

What is the name given to the articular site at the superolateral margin of the manubrium sterni?

Clavicular notch

4

What names are given to the articular sites for the joint with the first and second rib?

Costal Notch I for the first rib costal cartilage
Costal Notch II for the seconds rib costal cartilage

5

How many sternebrae for the corpus terni?

4 Sternebrae

6

What surface feature on the corpus sterni identifies the location of the old synchondrosis?

Transverse lines

7

What articular sites for the costal cartilage of ribs will be identified on the corpus sterni?

Costal notch II-VII

8

What feature of the corpus sterni is present in 4-7% of the population?

A sternal foramen