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5.3: Non-metric Traits of the Vertebral Column and Thorax

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  • Rhomboid fossa - In the area where the costoclavicular ligament attaches, there may be a depression, crest, or plateau.

    Os acromiale - Lack of fusion of the acromial epiphysis, presents with roughed margins on the epiphysis and acromion.

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    Atlas. Top superior and Bottom inferior.

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    Axis. Top superior and Bottom anterior.

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    Cervical Vertebrae. Top posterior, Middle inferior, Bottom superior.

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    Thoracic Vertebrae. Top posterior, Middle inferior, Bottom superior.

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    Lumbar Vertebrae. Top posterior, Middle inferior, Bottom superior.

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    Top - Cervical.    Middle - Thoracic.    Bottom - Lumbar