cervical vertebra


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cervical vertebra

[′sər·və·kəl ′vərd·ə·brə]
(anatomy)
Any of the bones in the neck region of the vertebral column; the transverse process has a characteristic perforation by a transverse foramen.
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An evaluation of the third cervical vertebra (C3) as a growth indicator in Black subjects.
Based on these considerations, we interpret the Manasquan specimen to represent a mammalian cervical vertebra (CV).
Congenital bilateral spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis of the fourth cervical vertebra.
The prospective, randomized IDE study compared the safety and effectiveness of SECURE[R]-C to ACDF using a cervical plate and structural allograft for patients with intractable symptomatic cervical disc disease (SCDD) between cervical vertebra C3 and C7.
Each cervical vertebra was examined macroscopically for the presence of the double foramen transversarium on one or both the side.
The vertebra found to be belonging to ovine cervical vertebra.
Cervical spine was significantly straighter in skeletal class III patients and markedly curved in skeletal class II patients regarding the angle formed by the intersection of the cervical vertebra tangent and the lower segment of the cervical vertebra.
The vessel takes a vertical posterior course to enter into the foramen tansversarium of sixth cervical vertebra.
Before fracturing his cervical vertebra, otherwise known as the 'hangman's break', Carden ran in several marathons to raise money for charities, including the Injured Jockeys' Fund, and the fall came a short time after he set a new weightlifting record for his age group.
A DISPLACED cervical vertebra can lead to a pinched nerve, and you may end up with a neck ache.
The third cervical vertebra is the less diversified, showing just a minor anterior enlargement of the upper neural edge.