Vertebrae, Cervical


Bone Name
Vertebrae, Cervical

Skeletal Division
Axial

Description
Irregularly shaped

Articulation
The skull via the atlas joint on the anterior and the thoracic vertebrae posteriorly

Number
Seven in all species, however, the size may vary

Common Name
Neck Vertabrae

Appears In Crossection
Chuck Blade O-Q

Location
The neck

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