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Which vertebrae lacks a body and spinous process?
Atlas
What vertebrae (group) has a bifid spinous process?
Cervical
Which cervical vertebrae has a projections that connects it to the above vertebrae? What is the projection called?
Axis, Dens/ Odontoid Process
Which cervical vertebrae helps you say yes?
Atlas
Which cervical vertebrae helps you say no?
Axis
What does the thoracic vertebrae attach to?
Ribs
How many cervical vertebrae are there?
7
How many thoracic vertebrae are there?
12
How many lumbar vertebrae are there?
5
What "shape" are the thoracic bodies?
Heart-shaped
What do lumbar vertebrae look like?
Big bodies, thin transverse processes, thick spinous processes
What is the function of the sacrum?
To shape the posterior wall of the pelvis
The sacrum is fused from ....... fused vertebrae
5
What does the thoracic vertebrae attach to?
Ribs
The sacrum connects to the ....
Coccyx
How many cervical vertebrae are there?
7
The coccyx is also known as the....?
Tailbone
How many thoracic vertebrae are there?
12
How many lumbar vertebrae are there?
5
What "shape" are the thoracic bodies?
Heart-shaped
What do lumbar vertebrae look like?
Thick and robust bodies, thin tapered transverse processes, thick spinous processes
What is the function of the sacrum?
To shape the posterior wall of the pelvis
The sacrum is fused from ....... fused vertebrae
5
The sacrum connects to the ....
Coccyx
The coccyx is also known as the....?
Tailbone
What are the ribs and sternum called?
Bony Thorax
Functions of the bony thorax include?
Protecting thoracic organs, supporting, and attachment site
What are the three sections of the sternum?
Manubrium, body, xiphoid process
Manubrium is the ..... section
Top
Body is the ..... section
Middle and bulk
Xiphoid process is the ..... section
End / Last
Ribs all attach to the ....
Vertebral Column
How many true ribs?
7
How many false ribs?
5
What are ribs 11-12 also called?
Floating Ribs
What two types of ribs are there?
True and False
How many ribs are there?
12