Cervical Vertebra

  • (noun): One of 7 vertebrae in the human spine located in the neck region.
    Synonyms: neck bone

Some articles on cervical vertebra, cervical, vertebra:

Cervical Vertebrae - Additional Images
... Position of cervical vertebrae (shown in red) Vertebral column Vertebral column X-Ray of cervical vertebrae X-ray of cervical spine in flexion and ...
Arambourgiania
... Quetzalcoatlus, concluded the bone was not a metacarpal but a cervical vertebra ... of the Jordan Phosphate Mines Company they discovered some other pterosaur bones a smaller vertebra and the proximal and distal extremities of a wing phalanx — but not the original ... The holotype, VF 1, consists of a very elongated cervical vertebra, probably the fifth ...
Cameleopard - Appearance and Anatomy - Neck
... neck results from a disproportionate lengthening of the cervical vertebrae, not from the addition of more vertebrae ... Each cervical vertebra is over 28 cm (11 in) long ... The point of articulation between the cervical and thoracic vertebrae of giraffes is shifted to lie between the first and second thoracic vertebrae (T1 and T2), unlike most other ruminants where ...
Cervical Vertebra 5
... The cervical vertebra 5 (C5) is a vertebra of the spinal column ... The cervical spinal nerve 5 (C5) passes out above it ... C5 and C6 are the areas that see the highest amount of cervical spine trauma ...