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31

Which ribs will have an attachment for the inferior costotransverse lig?

rib 1-11

32

Which vertebra will lack an attachment for the inferior costotransverse lig?

T12

33

At what rib will the inferior costotransverse lig be absent?

rib 12

34

What is the name of the space between the transverse process and the neck of the rib?

the costotransverse foramen

35

Which lig fills the costotransverse foramen?

the inferior costotransverse lig

36

What is the classification of the inferior costotransverse lig?

fibrous (amphiarthrosis) syndesmosis

37

What are the attachment sites for the lateral costotransverse lig?

- the non-articular surface of the tubercle of the rib
- the transverse tubercle of the transverse process of the vertebra at that level

38

Which vertebrae will have an attachment for the lateral costotransverse lig?

T1-T11

39

Which ribs will have an attachment for the lateral costotransverse lig?

rib 1-11

40

Which vertebra will lack an attachment for the lateral costotransverse lig?

T12

41

At what rib will the lateral costotransverse lig be absent?

rib 12

42

What is the classification of the lateral costotransverse lig joint?

fibrous (amphiarthrosis) syndesmosis

43

Which vertebral couples of the thoracic spine have the greatest motion?

T11/T12 and T12/L1

44

Which range of motion is greatest for lower thoracic vertebral couples?

flexion-extension

45

Which range of motion is least for lower thoracic vertebral couples?

one side axial rotation

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