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Vertebral Column

components of the axial skeleton? Vertebral column and thoracic cage. Exercise 2: Skull Markings Questions A. Which bone is palpated when touching the forehead? Frontal bone. B. What bone is palpated when touching the temple? Temporal bone. Exercise 3: The Vertebral Column Questions A. What are the five categories of vertebrae in your vertebral column? Cervical, thoracic...

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Potts Dse

curvature, angular kyphosis, kyphosis secondary to tuberculosis, tuberculosis of the spine, tuberculous spondylitis and David's disease Anatomy: The vertebral column provides structural support for the trunk and surrounds and protects the spinal cord. The vertebral column also provides attachment points for the muscles of the back and ribs. The vertebral disks serve as shock absorbers during activities such as walking, running, and jumping. They also allow the spine to flex and extend. Pathophysiology: ...

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Importance of Discipline

While uneducated birds and beasts Know how to lead regulated lives, Alas! Man endowed with intelligence Does not lead a disciplined life. EMBODIMENTS of love! Discipline is vital to every living being. For man it is even more important like the spinal column. Without discipline mankind will be ruined. Discipline means the observance of certain well-defined rules. Without such regulation it is not possible to maintain humanness. Such regulation contributes to the glory of human existence. Discipline cannot...

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Skeletal System Study Guide

the sternum at all 13. How many bones make up the vertebral column and what are the five categories of vertebrae? -26 in total. Cervical spine: 7 Thoracic spine: 12 Lumbar spine: 5 Sacrum: 5 (fused) Coccyx: 3-5 (usually fused to sacrum) 14. What do the curves of the spine allow? -They allow your body to maintain balance while standing upright and sitting, move in multiple directions 15. What are the functions of the vertebral column? -protection of spinal cord and internal organs ...

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Anatomy STudy Guide

6. What are the 2 main divisions of the skeletal system? Differentiate between the 2 and what bones are within each. The two are Axial Skeleton and Perpendicular Skeleton. Axial Skeleton contains the skull, hyoid bone, auditory ossicles, vertebral column, sternum bone, and ribs. The Perpendicular skeleton contains the shoulder girdles, upper limbs, pelvic girdle, and lower limbs. 7. Give the four general categories of bones and their descriptions. Long bones are some of the longest bones in...

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axial and appendicular system

Framework of the Trunk The bones of the trunk include the spine, or vertebral,column, and the bones of the chest, or thorax. Vertebral Column This bony sheath for the spinal cord is made of a series of irregularly shaped bones. These number 33 or 34 in the child, but because of fusions that occur later in the lower part of the spine, there usually are just 26 separate bones in the adult spinal column show the vertebral column from lateral and anterior views. The vertebrae have a drum-shaped body (centrum)...

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Scoliosis Effects and Treatments to Related Disorders

curves. This is divided in to types A and B. A, being neuromuscular and congenital scoliosis, or asymmetrical anomalies at lumbosacral junction. B is involves metabolic bone diseases such as osteoporosis and asymmetric arthritic disease along with vertebral fractures (Aebi, 2005). The treatment of lumbar scoliosis in adolescents has new and developing methods. Maurice describes his study of anterior instrumentation in young adults compared to other studies of posterior instrumentation (Maurice, 2013)...

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Stages of Spinal Cord Injury Research

past research which has lead to present treatments, recent research, and the present and future research. The spinal cord is basically a bundle of nerves which runs from the base of the brain to the middle of the waist. It is the core of the spinal column and carries nerve impulses to and from the brain to the rest of the body. When this soft, jelly-like cord is injured, severe effects are felt on the body. The spinal cord can be bruised, damaged, or severed, each resulting in different degrees of...

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Back Pain

causes curvature of the spine and does not usually cause pain until mid-life; spondylolisthesis; various forms of arthritis, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis; and spinal stenosis, a narrowing of the spinal column that puts pressure on the spinal cord and nerves. While osteoporosis itself is not painful, it can lead to painful fractures of the vertebrae. Other causes of back pain include pregnancy; kidney stones or infections; endometriosis, which is the buildup...

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Axial Skeleton Lab 1

Vomer (forms inferior nasal septum) Hyoid bone Sinuses are found in the maxillary, sphenoid, mastoid, ethmoid, and frontal bones Checklist for the Vertebral Column: Know the function and location of an intervertebral disc. Nucleus pulposus and the anulus fibrosus Structure of a typical vertebra. Body, vertebral foramen (collectively form the vertebral canal), spinous process, transverse process, intervertebral foramen, superior & inferior articulating facets Cervical vertebra (7). Atlas, axis...

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