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1

what surfaces are present on the superior epiphyseal rim of the vertebral body of C7?

anterior groove
posterior groove
right and left uncinate processes

2

what are the osseous parts of the transverse process of C7?

Costal element
Costotransverse bar
Anterior tubercle
Posterior tubercle
True transverse process

3

what are the features of the spinous process of C7?

long
horizontal
bifid

4

what features will allow discrimination between T2-T4 and T5-T8 segmental groups?

Vertebral body
Articular Process
Transverse process
Spinous Process

5

on cranial view, what is the outline of the vertebral body for the T2-T4 group?

vertebral body will have bilaterally convex sides

6

on cranial view what is the outline of the vertebral body for T5-T8 group?

left side of vertebral body will be flattened
ride side convex

7

what is the name given to the left side appearance of the vertebral body of T5-T8?

aortic impression

8

what part of the vertebral body is most influenced by aorta at T5-T8?

left side superior and inferior epiphyseal rims

9

what synovial joint surfaces are present on the vertebral body of a typical thoracic?

right and left superior
right and left inferior costal demi-facets

10

which of the demi-facets on the vertebral body of a typical thoracic is larger?

superior costal demi-facet

11

what is the position and direction of the pedicle from the typical thoracic vertebral body?

pedicle arises from the upper third of the vertebral body and projects posterior and slightly laterally

12

what is the appearance and position of the lamina in a typical thoracic?

lamina is short, broad and thick and lies next to spinous process

13

what is the direction of the transverse process in the typical thoracics?

projects more posterior with each inferior vertebra

14

how do the transverse diameters of the articular processes compare in the T2-T4 region?

superior articular process transverse diameter is greater than the inferior articular process transverse diameter for a given segment

15

how do the transverse diameters of the articular processes compare in the T5-T8 region?

same as or equal to the given segment

16

what is the angulation of the spinous process of T2-T4?

undersurface of T2-T4 spinous processes will angle up to 40 degrees from horizontal plane