cervical vertebra

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Synonyms for cervical vertebra

one of 7 vertebrae in the human spine located in the neck region

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The inferior cervical ganglion is constant, usually located in front of the 7th cervical vertebra and the 1st thoracic vertebra, fused with the first thoracic ganglion forming an irregular mass con el primer (spider-like shape).
They suggest that "a standing spinal wave demonstrates that the neuronal circuitry is embedded in the spine",43 which combined with the Meire et al's findings, may help us better understand this complex lumbar and cervical vertebra relationship.
MPZ 2001/130 b is interpreted as a cervical vertebra, cervical vertebrae sensu Andrews (1913) being the vertebrae in which the parapophyseal process is located on the centrum and not associated with the neural arch.
Driver Austin Anderson had a cracked sternum, five broken ribs and a broken cervical vertebra and required surgery.
When he was able to get to his feet, a CT scan also revealed a fracture to his fifth cervical vertebra, which was operated on.
Older patients with fractures of the second cervical vertebra (C2) in the upper spine benefit from both surgical and nonsurgical treatment and have similar outcomes, according to a study led by Dr.
Male individuals and patients with Class II malocclusion exhibited twice as much chance of being in stages 1 or 2 of cervical vertebra maturation than individuals with Class I malocclusion (OR= 2.
The cervical nerve plexus is located at the posterior triangle of the neck that is formed by the cervical prevertebral fascia, the paravertebral muscles and the cervical vertebra (5).
An adequate lateral view must include all seven cervical vertebrae and the cervicothoracic junction including the junction between the seventh cervical vertebra and the first thoracic vertebra as illustrated in Figure 1.
Commercial shell-fishing activities off the central New Jersey coast recovered a single cervical vertebra probably belonging to the extinct elkmoose, Alces scotti.
The UFSC specimen 1117 exhibited this structure on the on the right side of the third cervical vertebra ([Ce.
On operation, an anterior approach was used for the spine and the left foramina and the corpus of the fourth cervical vertebra was exposed.
Abstract: A cervical rib, or supernumerary (extra) rib arising from the 7th cervical vertebra, is a congenital abnormality that occurs in less than 1% of the population.
Their defense team presented a supplementary document for evidence that noted the possibility that the death may have been caused by an injury to his cervical vertebra from a fall on the same day.