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Flashcards in Spine Deck (8)
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1

The spine is designed in a series of curves.

true

2

________________________ is tension that maintains the integrity of a structure.

Tensegrity

3

How many cervical vertebrae are there?

7

4

L1-L5 vertebrae are located in which section of the spine?

lumbar

5

The sacrum is a fusion of how many vertebrae?

5

6

Going into a slight backbend creates what type of movement in the spine?

Hyperextension

7

The bumps you feel along the back of the spine are called _________________

Spinous process

8

The ___________________ ligament runs along the entire front of the vertebrae.

Anterior