Biology 223 Human Anatomy and Physiology Week 3; Lecture 1; Wednesday Dr. Stuart S. Sumida The Axial...
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Biology 223Human Anatomy and PhysiologyWeek 3; Lecture 1; WednesdayDr. Stuart S. SumidaThe Axial Skeleton
Development of the skeleton
Structural features of the vertebrae:CentrumNeural archTransverse processesSpinous processZygapophyses
Transverse foramenVertebral artery
Atlas and Axis Vertebrae
4 Distinct Curvatures of the Vertebral Column
Characteristic number of vertebrae in each regionSegmental spinal nervesNumber system for the spinal nerves (See pages 68-69 of your lab manual.)
Difference between "true ribs," "false ribs," and "floating ribs.
Body or shaft
Head of the rib
Functions of the Axial Skeleton