Anterior tubercle of cervical vertebra

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Bone: Anterior tubercle of cervical vertebra
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A cervical vertebra. (Anterior tubercle labeled at upper left.)
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Side view of a typical cervical vertebra. (Anterior tubercle labeled at center left.)
Latin tuberculum anterius vertebrae cervicalis
Gray's subject #21 99
Dorlands
/ Elsevier
    
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The anterior arch forms about one-fifth of the ring: its anterior surface is convex, and presents at its center the anterior tubercle for the attachment of the Longus colli muscles.

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