Regions of the Vertebral Column: Vertebral Column Articular Facet Orientation Flashcards Preview

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Flashcards in Regions of the Vertebral Column: Vertebral Column Articular Facet Orientation Deck (15):
1

Superior articular facets of which vertebrae will be orientated backward, upward, and medial?

C1, C3-C7, L1-L5, S1

2

Superior articular facets of which vertebrae are oriented back, up medial, and concave?

C1, L1-L5, S1

3

Superior articular facets of which segments will be oriented backward, upward, and lateral?

C2, T1-T12

4

Inferior articular facets of which segments will be oriented backward, medial, and downward?

C1

5

Inferior articular facets of which segments will be oriented forward, lateral, an downward?

C2-C6, T12, L1-L5

6

Inferior articular facets of which segments are oriented forward, lateral, downward, and convex?

T12, L1-L5

7

Inferior articular facets of which segments will be oriented forward, medial, and downward?

C7, T1-T11

8

Which segment has the only inferior articular fact to face backward?

C1

9

What directions will all superior articular facets face?

Backward and upward

10

Which segments will have facets that are specifically shaped as "concave"?

C1, L1-L5, S1 superior articular facets

11

Which segments will have facets that are specifically shaped as "convex"?

T12, L1-L5 inferior articular facets

12

Which segments will have superior articular facets that are oriented medial or inward?

C1, C3-C7, L1-L5, S1

13

Which segments will have superior articular facets that are oriented lateral or outward?

C2, T1-T12

14

Which segments will have inferior articular facets that are orientated lateral or outward?

C2-C6, T12, L1-L5

15

Which segments will have inferior articular facets that are oriented medial or inward?

C1, C7, T1-T11

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