Cervical Vertebrae

(Dorsal View)

Note how the anterior bone overlaps the posterior bone and the unique structure of the first two vertebrae.

The prezygapophysis is the articular surface on the anterior end of the bone and the postzygapophysis is the articular surface on the posterior end of the bone. What is the orientation of the pre and postzygapophyses?

Click on the numbers to see individual vertebrae.

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