Book One -- The things that sustain and support the entire body, and what braces and attaches them all. [the bones and the ligaments that interconnect them] | Chapter 15 On the Vertebrae of the Neck or Cervix

Epiphyses of the vertebrae.

Although in younger persons the bodies of all the vertebrae after the second display epiphyses [zygapophyses] above and below, and even the second underneath, that feature too is common in all the vertebrae


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below the second. In the same way, it is true of all vertebrae that they are not made from a single bone in infants.



Book One -- The things that sustain and support the entire body, and what braces and attaches them all. [the bones and the ligaments that interconnect them] | Chapter 15 On the Vertebrae of the Neck or Cervix