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Bones and Cartilages

Vertebral Level TIV/V

Vertebral levels are used by the doctors in order to ascertain the position of the essential anatomical structures inside body regions while working with patients. The horizontal plane going through the disk that divides thoracic vertebrae TIV and TV is among the very crucial planes in the

Thoracic Vertebrae

In total there are 12 thoracic vertebrae. The presence of costal facet/facets on the sides of their bodies for articulation with the heads of the ribs is how they can be identified or detected. These joints are not found in the cervical lumbar and sacral vertebrae and

Vertebral Canal and Its Contents

It is an elongated cavity in the vertebral column. Being located 1 above the other, the vertebral column is composed of 33 sections/ vertebrae. They’re grouped in line with the body regions as follows: 7 cervical, 12 thoracic, 5 lumbar, 5 sacral and 4 coccygeal vertebrae. Generally,

Spinous process

Spinous process is a bony protrusion at the posterior of each vertebra. The spinous process protrudes at the point where the laminae of the vertebral arch combines and gives the point of connection for muscles as well as ligaments of the spine. Spinous processes are the rims

Atlas C1

The atlas a.k.a. C1 is the first vertebra of the spinal column. It connects with the occipital bone, which, is a flat bone located at the posterior part of the head. Structure The atlas is made up of: Anterior arch Posterior arch Paired lateral masses Paired transverse

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