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1

what is the appearance of the superior surface of the vertebral body of T1?

it is somewhat cup-shaped with elevations at the posterior and lateral margins

2

what may the elevations on the vertebral body of T1 represent?

uncinate process

3

what is the appearance of the inferior surface of the vertebral body of T1?

typically flat, lacking anterior and posterior lips characteristic of the cervicals

4

what surfaces are present on the upper and lower margins of the T1 vertebral body?

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

5

what is the direction of the transverse process of T1?

transverse process projects nearly straight out

6

what is the pars interarticularis?

region between superior and inferior articular processes

7

what part of a vertebra arises laterally from the pars interarticularis?

transverse process

8

what is the angulation of the spinous process of T5-T8?

the undersurface of T5-T8 spinous processes will angle up to 60 degrees from the horizontal plane

9

what is present on the transverse tubercle of T9?

transverse costal facet

10

which rib related facet may be absent on T9?

inferior costal demi-facet

11

what is typically present on the transverse tubercle of T10?

transverse costal facet

12

what is the generic appearance of the spinous process of T10?

shorter and more horizontal than T9 spinous process

13

what is the outline of the vertebral body of T11 on superior view?

kidney-shaped or reniform

14

what synovial joint surfaces are present on vertebral body of T11?

right and left superior costal facet

15

which synovial joint surface is absent from vertebral body of T11?

inferior costal demi-facet

16

what is the orientation of the spinous process of T11?

posterior and horizontal along the undersurface

17

what synovial joint surfaces are present on the vertebral body of T12?

right and left superior costal facet

18

which synovial joint surface is absent from the vertebral body of T12?

inferior costal demi-facets

19

what is present at the transverse process region of T12?

3 tubercles of variable size

20

what part of the transverse process is absent on T11?

transverse costal facet