Meaning : 3rd cervical vertebra
Category : Medical
Sub Category : Anatomy
Type : Abbreviation
What does C3 mean or stand for ?
3rd Cervical Vertebra are a collection of the first three vertebrae of the spinal column known as C1,C2 and C3.They are responsible for nerve sensation and movement of the neck and head.They form part of the nervous system and the C1 and C2 known as Atlas and Axis are vital for rotary movement of the head.