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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

7

What directions will all superior articular facets face?

backward and upward

8

Which segments will have facets that are specifically shaped as "concave"?

C1, L1-L5, S1 superior articular facets

9

Which segments will have facets that are specifically shaped as "convex"?

T12, L1-L5 inferior articular facets

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