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Flashcards in Spinal Column Measurements Deck (8):
1

What is the length of a typical male spinal column?

70 cm or 28 in

2

What is the length of the typical female spinal column?

60 cm or 25 in

3

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

about 3 inches

4

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

about 12 cm or 5 in

5

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

28 cm or 11 in

6

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

18 cm or 7 in

7

What is the length of the male sacrum (both measurements)?

12 cm or 5 in

8

Based on the numbers for individual regions of the vertebral column, what is the length of the male spine (both measurements)?

58 cm or 23 in