In the vertebrate spinal column, each vertebra is an irregular bone with a
complex structure ... The articulating vertebrae provide a strong pillar of support
for the body. ... one on each side of t...
Sep 26, 2013 ... Provides levers against which muscles pull. Transverse process, spinous
process. Provide an articulation point for the ribs. Superior articular ...
Note the general manner in which the ribs articulate with the thoracic vertebrae.
... posterior vertebra, and the ribs angle posteriorly at the point of articulation.
Jan 4, 2017 ... The typical ribs have a generalised structure, while the atypical ribs have ... The
majority of the ribs have an anterior and posterior articulation.
At the point where the laminae and pedicles meet, each vertebra contains two ...
The unique characteristic of thoracic vertebrae are articular facets for the ribs.
provides an articulation point for the ribs. 49. intervertebral foramina. openings
providing for exit of spinal nerves. 50. body & vertebral arch. structures that form ...
... the only vertebrae that support ribs and have overlapping spinous processes.
... of each vertebral arch to support the ribs and provide attachment sites for the ...
vertebrae articulate with the corresponding ribs. a. cervical ... The first seven pairs
of ribs are called floating ribs ...... 4. provide an articulation point for the ribs.
The skeleton of the thorax includes the sternum, ribs and costal cartilages, and ...
of the second costal cartilages; hence it is a reference point in counting ribs.
... of each vertebrae function as the site of attachment for muscles and ligaments
of the spine as well as the point of articulation of the ribs (in the thoracic spine).