Osteology

Articulated cervical vertebrae, posterolateral view

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Osteology
Articulated cervical vertebrae, posterolateral view
Roman numerals designate the individual vertebrae in order.
1 . Transverse process of atlas
2 . Superior articular surface axis
3 . Transverse foramen
4 . Superior articular process
5 . Inferior articular process
6 . Posterior tubercle
7 . Anterior tubercle
8 . Transverse process
9 . Vertebra prominens
10 . Arch of vertebra
11 . Dens (axis)
12 . Superior articular facet of atlas
13 . Vertebral canal
14 . Spinous process