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1

What forms the anterior boundary for the C2 nerve exit from the spinal canal?

inferior articular process of C1, superior articular process of C2, capsular ligament

2

What forms the posterior boundary for the C2 nerve exit from the spinal canal?

posterior arch of C1, lamina of C2, and posterior atlanto-axial ligament

3

What forms the anterior boundary for the C3-C7 nerve exit from the spinal canal?

the vertebral bodies, intervertebral disc, posterior longitudinal ligament, uncinate process, lateral groove

4

What are the superior articular facet orientations for the cervical vertebrae?

C1 is backward, upward, medial (BUM)
C2 is backward, upward, lateral (BUL)
C3-C7 is backward, upward, medial (BUM)

5

What are the inferior articular facet orientations for the cervical vertebrae?

C1 is backward, downward, medial (BMD)
C2-C6 is forward, downward, lateral (FoLD)
C7 is forward, downward, medial (ForMeD)

6

How many synovial joints are identified for each cervical vertebra?

C1 = five
C2 = eight
C3-6 = eight
C7 = six

7

How many joint are identified at the vertebral body of each cervical vertebra?

C1 = none
C2 = ten
C3-6 = ten
C7 = eight