The cervical vertebrae should disarticulate after the seventh cervical
and the seventh lumbar vertebrae should still be connected to the sacrum.
FM- foramen magnum, C7- seventh cervical
vertebra, T1- first thoracic vertebra, T13- thirteenth thoracic vertebra, L1- first lumbar vertebra, L2- second lumbar vertebra, L3- third lumbar vertebra, L5- fifth lumbar vertebra, L6- sixth lumbar vertebra, S1- first sacral vertebra, S2- second sacral vertebra, S3- third sacral vertebra, S4- fourth sacral vertebra.
The vertebral artery arises from the first part of the subclavian artery and ascends vertically through the foramina of all but the seventh cervical
The nuchal ligament is an anatomic structure made of a fibroelastic membrane that extends from the occipital bone to the spine of the seventh cervical
He fractured the seventh cervical
vertebrae in his neck after whacking a wall at 230 mph during the Marlboro 500.
Fittipaldi fractured the seventh cervical
vertebrae in his neck after crashing into a wall at 230 mph during Michigan's Marlboro 500.