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      • How many thoracic vertebrae are there?
      • 12
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      • 5
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      • The nucleus pulposus of the intervertebral disc is 70% [...] in the young adult.
      • water
      • 66.7%
      • The odontoid peg/process is another name for the [...] of vertebra C2.
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      • The sacrum is formed of [...] fused vertebrae.
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      • 57.1%
      • Are intervertebral discs innervated?
      • No
      • 57.1%
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      • Yes
      • 57.1%
      • How many vertebrae are there in the vertebral column?
      • 24
      • 52.4%
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      • 7
      • 52.4%
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      • Axis
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      • cortical, trabecular
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      • The nucleus pulposus of the intervertebral disc contains type [...] collagen.
      • 1
      • 52.4%
      • The lumbodorsal fascia is another name for the [...] fascia.
      • thoracolumbar
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      • What are the 3 parts of an intervertebral disc?
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      • Atlas
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      • Dens which projects upwards into the foramen of the atlas
      • 47.6%
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      • zygopophyseal
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      • Lateral parts
      • 47.6%
      • At what age does the sacrum finish fusing completely?
      • 25 years
      • 47.6%
      • What is the consistency of the nucleus pulposus of the intervertebral disc?
      • Toothpaste
      • 47.6%
      • The nucleus pulposus of the intervertebral disc is [...]% water in the young adult.
      • 70
      • 47.6%
      • The annulus fibrosus of the intervertebral disc contains type [...] collagen.
      • 1
      • 47.6%
      • Is the annulus fibrosus of the intervertebral disc thicker anteriorly or posteriorly?
      • Anteriorly
      • 47.6%
      • Is the annulus fibrosus of the intervertebral disc more tightly packed anteriorly or posteriorly?
      • Posteriorly
      • 47.6%
      • The vertebral end plates of the intervertebral disc are formed of [...] cartilage.
      • hyaline
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      • What fills the spaces between the trabeculae in a vertebra?
      • Blood
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      • odontoid peg/process
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      • 2¬∞ cartilaginous (symphysis)
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      • 38.1%
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      • vertebra prominens
      • 38.1%
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      • Small blood supply through the cartilage plate
      • 38.1%
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      • Thoracolumbar/lumbodorsal
      • 38.1%
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      • Skull, Vertebrae, Ribs, Sternum, Hyoid bone
      • 33.3%
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      • Cervical, Lumbar
      • 33.3%
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      • Allows for a slow, controlled deformation of the disc
      • 28.6%
      • The thoracolumbar fascia is also called the [...] fascia.
      • lumbodorsal
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