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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy


Articulated cervical vertebrae, anterolateral view

Image #206-1

KEYWORDS: Bones joints cartilage, Cervical region, Vertebral column.

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Articulated cervical vertebrae, anterolateral view
Roman numerals designate the individual vertebrae in order.
1 . Anterior tubercle of atlas
2 . Body of vertebra
3 . Epiphysis
4 . Transverse process
5 . Carotid tubercle
6 . Intervertebral foramen
7 . Superior articular process
8 . Inferior articular process
9 . Anterior tubercle
10 . Posterior tubercle
11 . Sulcus of cervical nerve VI
12 . Vertebra prominens VII