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Flashcards in vertebral column articular facet orientation Deck (6):
1

superior articular facets of which vertebrae will be oriented backward, upward, and medial?

C1, C3-C7, L1-L5, S1

2

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

C2, T1-T12

3

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

C1

4

inferior articular facets of which segments will be oriented forward, lateral and downward?

C2-C6, T12, L1-L5

5

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

C7, T1-T11

6

which segment has the only inferior articular facet to face backward?

C1