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Vertebrae cervitelas

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Cervical vertebrae consist of 7 vertebrae (labeled C1 - C7) and characterized by low body side protrusions and holes for blood vessels and nerves. The first two cervical vertebrae have unusual physique, other vertebrates have been a typical building. Between the vertebrae (C1 - C2) is intervertebral disc and have a unique structure and function.

C1 - Atlas - the first vertebra below the skull, which has created classic vertebral body as the others, he replaced the front arch bone.
C2 - Axis - about 1 extra tip (pin), was originally plugged the Tele Atlas - together for head movement.