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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 4Figure 7

Atlas of Human Anatomy

This figure is of a cervical vertebra seen from the front.

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
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This figure is of a cervical vertebra seen from the front.

a) Body.
b) Arch.
c) Spinous process (short and broad).
d) Notch in the spinous process for ligamentum nuchae.
e) Transverse process (broad, with a groove and hole).
f) Superior oblique process (above the continuation of the joint).
g) Vertebral foramen (the 7 vertebral foramina for the vertebral arteries and veins.
h) Spinal foramen and canal.

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