sternum: morphology Flashcards Preview

Spinal anatomy quiz questions > sternum: morphology > Flashcards

Flashcards in sternum: morphology Deck (8):
1

What vertebral levels correspond to the position of the manubrium sterni?

T3-T4

2

What separates the manubrium sterni and corpus sterni?

the manubriosternal symphysis

3

What vertebral levels correspond to the position of the corpus sterni?

T5-T9

4

How many sternabrae for the corpus sterni?

4 sternabrae

5

What articular sites for the costal cartilage of ribs will be identified on the corpus sterni?

costal notches II-VII

6

What feature of the corpus sterni is present in 4-7% of the population?

a sternal foramen

7

What causes the appearance of the sternal foramen?

failure of the ossification centers of the sternum to fuse together normally

8

Will the xiphoid process remain cartilage throughout life?

no

Decks in Spinal anatomy quiz questions Class (89):