Cervical Spine Anatomy Vertebra Facet Joint Inter-vertebral Disc physiotherapy medical presentations. Shows the location and shape of the cervical vertebra and the discs and facet joints that connect them. Also shows the cervical skeleton during flexion-extension and rotation. The spine is made up of thirty-three small bones called vertebra. The seven vertebra between the head and the chest are called the cervical vertebra. Each vertebra has different parts. The vertebral body, the two pedicles and the two lamina. There are also two transverse processes and one spinous process. Each vertebra has two superior articular processes and two inferior articular processes. An inferior articular process from the vertebra above moves against the superior articular process of the vertebra below. This is also known as a zygo-apophysial joint. Visit http://www.medilaw.tv
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