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Flashcards in Spinal Anatomy Arthrology (13%) Deck (18):
1

Where on the vertebral bodies is the ALL located?

Front

2

What is the ALL aka from atlat-to-occiput?

Anterior ATLANTO-OCCIPITAL ligament

3

What ligament of the spine prevents disc herniation?

PLL

4

What ligament is also known as the membrane tectoria ligament when it spans from axis-to-occiput?

PLL

5

What ligament spans from lamina to lamina?

Ligamentum flavum

6

What is the yellow ligament, or the elastic ligament?

Ligamentum flavum

7

What ligament spans BETWEEN spinous processes and is thickest in the lumbars?

Interspinous ligament

8

What ligament spans from spinous process to spinous process?

Supraspionous 

9

What does the supraspinous ligament become from C7-to-occiput?

ligamentum NUCHAE

10

What ligament holds the dens in the fovea detes of atlas?

Transverse ligament

11

Where does the cruciform ligament span?

C2 to occiput

12

What ligament limits rotation of C1/C2

alar ligament

13

What ligament goes from the sides of dens to occiput?

alar ligaments

14

What ligament goes from the tip of dens to the rim of the occiput?

apical dental ligament

15

What ligament is "toothed", anchoring the spinal cord to the bony vertebral canal?

Denticualte ligament

16

Which ligaments can affect the IVF?

flava & PLL

17

Look at Vertebral picture on page 10 in note packet to help visualize ligaments

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