Anatomy – MCQ 14 – Difference between typical cervical & thoracic vertebrae?

Difference between typical cervical & thoracic vertebrae?
A. Has a triangular body
B. Has a foramen transversarium
C. Superior articular facet directed backwards & upwards
D. Has a large vertebral body

Correct answer : Has a foramen transversarium

Foramen transversarium is found only is the cervical vertebrae.  In the upper six cervical vertebrae, the foramen transmits the vertebral artery, vertebral vein, and a plexus of sympathetic nerves from inferior cervical ganglion. Foramen transversarium of C7 does not contain the artery, but contains the vein and sympathetic nerves.

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