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Flashcards in Spinal column measurements Deck (7):
1

What is the length of a typical male spinal column?

about 70 centimeters or 28 inches

2

what is the length of a typical female spinal column?

about 60 centimeter or 25 inches

3

What is the length difference between a typical male and a typical female spinal column?

about 3 inches

4

What is the length of a the male cervical region (both measurements)?

about 12 centimeters or 5 inches

5

What is the length of the male thoracic region?

about 28 centimeters or 11 inches

6

what is the length of the male lumbar region?

about 18 centimeters or 7 inches

7

What is the length of the male sacrum?

about 12 centimeters or 5 inches