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Trivia: How many vertebrae are there in the human spine?

28

31

33

36

39





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Re: Trivia: How many vertebrae are there in the human spine?

There are 26, but technically 33.

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PS "technically 33?" Explain yourself, young Missy!



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Re: Trivia: How many vertebrae are there in the human spine?

No. Because it depends if you're talking about the ones below the sacral junction. 33

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Re: Trivia: How many vertebrae are there in the human spine?

His source is often wrong

Re: Trivia: How many vertebrae are there in the human spine?

Stuff happens. I don't write the quizzes, I just post them.



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Re: Trivia: How many vertebrae are there in the human spine?

I'm impressed! I just learned something new. I guess this trivia question is talking about the ones below the sacral junction.



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Re: Trivia: How many vertebrae are there in the human spine?

You’re right, actually:

https://www.dartmouth.edu/~humananatomy/part_7/chapter_39.html#chpt_39_vertebral_general

The vertebral column usually consists of 33 vertebrae: 24 presacral vertebrae (7 cervical, 12 thoracic, and 5 lumbar) followed by the sacrum (5 fused sacral vertebrae) and the coccyx (4 frequently fused coccygeal vertebrae).


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Re: Trivia: How many vertebrae are there in the human spine?

Yikes! I'm inundated with physiology majors!



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Re: Trivia: How many vertebrae are there in the human spine?

I told you I'm a smaaahht cookie!

(Especially if it has to do with anatomy and physiology).

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