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CERVICAL VERTEBRAE-GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

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CERVICAL VERTEBRAE-GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

1. Widest TP - C1.
2. Largest SP - C2, but not noticed as this is deep.
3. Typical vertebrae - C3-6.
4. Vertebra prominence - C7 or T1.
5. Atlas + axis are adapted to head nodding + rotation.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
3. Image: no reference available.

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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