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Intervertebral Joints

The Intervertebral Joints are created:

Interactive Anatomical Interface

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scapula
First Rib
second rib
third rib
fourth rib
fifth rib
sixth rib
seventh rib
eighth rib
ninth rib
tenth rib
eleventh rib
twelfth rib
Clavicle
Sternoclavicular ligament
t11- t12 intervertebral disc
t12 vertebra
Linea alba
Coracoacromial ligament
Capsular ligament
Coracohumeral ligament
Intertransverse ligament
Anterior Longitudinal ligament
Manubrium
Sternum

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scapula
Clavicle
First Rib
second rib
third rib
fourth rib
fifth rib
sixth rib
seventh rib
eighth rib
ninth rib
tenth rib
eleventh rib

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twelfth rib
Manubrium
Sternum
Sternoclavicular ligament
t11- t12 intervertebral disc
t12 vertebra
Linea alba
Coracoacromial ligament
Capsular ligament
Coracohumeral ligament
Intertransverse ligament
Anterior Longitudinal ligament
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Scapula
clavicle
capsular ligament
First Rib
Second Rib
third rib
fourth rib
fifth rib
sixth rib
seventh rib
eighth rib
Ninth rib
Tenth Rib
eleventh rib
Twelfth rib
Thoracic Vertebra
Intertransverse (thoracic) ligament
Lumbar Vertebra
Intertransverse ( lumbar ) ligament
Coraclavicular ligament

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Scapula
clavicle
capsular ligament
First Rib
Second Rib
third rib
fourth rib
fifth rib
sixth rib
seventh rib
eighth rib

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Ninth rib
Tenth Rib
eleventh rib
Twelfth rib
Thoracic Vertebra
Intertransverse (thoracic) ligament
Lumbar Vertebra
Intertransverse ( lumbar ) ligament
Coraclavicular ligament
Related:   Mandibular Nerve

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Joints Between The Bodies Of The Vertebrae

Thin plates of hyaline cartilages cover the inferior and superior surfaces of the adjacent vertebral bodies, which then are linked by fibrocartilaginous intervertebral disc. An outer rim by fibrocartilage – the annulus fibrosusand, a central core of gelatinous substance – the nucleus pulposus compose the disk. Anterior and posterior longitudinal ligaments of the vertebral column hold together these joints.

Joints Between The Articular Processes

The joints between the superior and inferior articular processes of adjacent vertebrae are referred to as facet (zygapophysial) joints. They’re plane type of synovial joints and let gliding movements. The zygapophysial joints of thoracic vertebrae are directed vertically. This restricts flexion and extension, but eases rotation. The rotation is considerably eased since the articular process of thoracic vertebrae are set on an arc. The ligaments are joint capsule, which encloses the articular surfaces.

The accessory ligaments are:

  • Ligaments flava between the laminae of adjacent vertebrae,.
  • Supraspinous.
  • Infraspinous.
  • Intertransverse ligaments.

Movements

The movements of flexion and extension are best enabled in the cervical and the lumbar regions, while the rotatory movements are best viewed in the thoracic region.


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By | 2018-08-08T00:00:00+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Back, Joints and Ligaments|0 Comments