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C3 or C4
Hyoid bone (base of tongue)
C4 or C5
Thyroid bone (Adam's Apple)
C6
Cricoid Cartilage (junction of the pharynx and esophagus, and
junction of the larynx and trachea); Fairly prominent spine
C7
Prominent spine (made more prominent by flexion of neck)
T1
The most prominent spinous process
T2
Jugular notch of sternum
T3
Spine of scapula
T4 or T5
Sternal angle; Second costal cartilage; Junction of trachea and
bronchi
T7
Inferior angle of scapula
T9-T10
Xiphoid process
T10 or T11
Spine is often shorter than the others resulting in a slight
depression over it
L2-L3
waist indention (for positioning spinal orthoses)
L3 or L4
Umbilicus
L4
Iliac crest; Landmark for lumbar puncture
L5
Sometimes marked by a dimple
S2
Posterior superior illiac spine
S3
Inferior end of furrow in low back