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Name the 5 vertebrae and how many of each?
1. Cervical (7)'
2. Thoracic (12)
3. Lumbar (5)
4. Sacral (5 fused together)
5. Coccyx (5 fused together)
Name the vertebrae:
-These are generally small and delicate. They have bifid spinous process (2 points) if they have one and they have holes in the transverse foreman
Cervical
Name the vertebrae:
-Their spinous processes have surfaces that articulate with the ribs
Thoracic
Name the vertebrae:
-These vertebrae are very robust in construction, as they must support more weight than other vertebrae (bigger) and they have a blunt process
Lumbar
Name the vertebrae:
-There are 5 vertebrae. They are fused, with no intervertebral discs.
Sacral
Name the vertebrae:
- There are 3-5 vertebrae (Co1-Co5), again fused, with no intervertebral discs. They are more commonly known as caudal vertebrae.
Coccyx
Nucleus pulposus
Jelly-like substance on the inside of intervertebral discs
What makes up the thoracic cage?
Thoracic vertebrae, ribs and their cartilages and the sternum
How many ribs are there?
What are the true ribs?
What are the false ribs?
What are floating ribs?
12
First 7 pair of ribs
Last 5 pair of ribs
Last 2 ribs- do not articulate with the sternum