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Sectional Anatomy

Biology

Quiz 8 :

Vertebral Column

Quiz 8 :

Vertebral Column

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The spinal cord ends at L2/L3.
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C1 has no body.
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Bifid spinous processes are found in the cervical region of the spine.
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Extending from the conus medullaris are hairlike nerve fibers that remain within the vertebral canal that are called the filum terminale.
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The portion of the pia mater anchoring the spinal cord to the coccyx is the cauda equina.
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On sagittal MR images, the ligament that is seen passing between the laminae of the vertebrae on either side of the spinous processes is the ligamentum flava.
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The axis is C1.
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Of the ligaments associated with the vertebral column, the ligament in the cervical region that is seen most posteriorly on sagittal MR images is the ligamentum nuchae.
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An intervertebral disk generally will rupture in a posterolateral direction.
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Of the ligaments associated with the vertebral column, the ligamentum nuchae is seen most posteriorly on sagittal MR images below the level of the cervical region.
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The outermost covering of the spinal cord is the meningeal layer of the dura mater.
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The tapered end of the spinal cord is the conus medullaris.
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The odontoid process is part of C1.
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The outermost covering of the spinal cord is the arachnoid.
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The outermost covering of the spinal cord is the pia mater.
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The portion of the intervertebral disk that ruptures is the annulus fibrosus.
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The vertebra prominens is C7.
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The atlas is C2.
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The outermost covering of the spinal cord is the endosteal layer of the dura mater.
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The vertebral canal is widest in the
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