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Arteries of vertebral column of one

Year-old infant - Arteries of cervicothoracic part of vertebral column, right posterolateral view

Image #211-2

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

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Arteries of vertebral column of one
Year-old infant - Arteries of cervicothoracic part of vertebral column, right posterolateral view
The specimen illustrated in the previous photograph has been rotated to expose its posterolateral aspect. The distribution of the dorsal rami of the deep cervical and intercostal arteries may be traced.
1 . Posterior arch of atlas
2 . Axis
3 . Spinous process vertebra C. VII
4 . Lamina (arch of vertebra) Th. V
5 . Vertebral artery
6 . Occipital artery
7 . Descending branch occipital artery
8 . Deep cervical artery
9 . Supreme intercostal artery
10 . Rib II
11 . Dorsal branch posterior intercostal artery III
12 . Posterior intercostal artery IV
13 . Intervertebral foramen
14 . Transverse process of vertebra Th. VI