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Within the lungs, the tributaries of pulmonary veins are described as intersegmental because they course between the bronchi and at the periphery of a bronchopulmonary segment; however, as they approach the hilum, they course more closely with their respective bronchi C. Bronchial vessels: one or more bronchial arteries from the thoracic aorta enter the hilum of each lung to supply the bronchi and bronchioles; bronchial veins from the left and right lungs drain into the accessory hemiazygos and azygos veins, respectively 46 THE T H O R A X D.
Articulations of the Vertebral Column A. Synovial joints 1. Atlanto-occipital joints: oblong joints between the convex occipital condyles of the skull and the reciprocally concave superior articular surfaces of the atlas; allow flexion and extension of the head, but not rotation 2. Median atlantoaxial joints: an anterior joint lies between the dens of the axis and the articular facet on the posterior surface of the anterior arch of the atlas, and a posterior joint lies between the dens and the transverse ligament of the atlas; they permit rotation of the head and atlas on the axis 3.
Origin: spinous process of the axis The Muscles of the Back 21 2. Insertion: transverse process of the atlas 3. Action: rotation of the head to the same side C. Obliquus capitis superior 1. Origin: transverse process of the atlas 2. Insertion: between the superior and inferior nuchal lines, deep to semispinalis capitis 3. Action: extension and lateral flexion of the head D. Rectus capitis posterior major 1. Origin: spinous process of the axis 2. Insertion: lateral part of the inferior nuchal line 3.