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How many synovial joints are formed at the vertebral of T9?

Four

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How many symphysis joints are formed with the vertebral body of T9?

Two

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How many syndesmosis joints are formed at the vertebral body of T9?

Typically four are identified (as many as eight if the costocentral stellate/radiate ligaments are included)

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What ligaments attach to the transverse process of T9?

Intertransverse, capsular costotransverse, superior costotransverse, inferior costotransverse, and lateral costotransverse ligaments

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What muscles attach to the spinous process of T9?

The trapezius, latissimus dorsi, multifidis, rotator longus, rotator brevis, and interspinalis

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How many synovial joints are formed at the vertebral body of T10?

Two

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How many syndesmosis joints are formed at the vertebral body of T10?

Typically four are identified (as many as eight if the costocentral stellate/radiate ligaments are included)

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How many joints are typically formed at the vertebral body of T10

Typically eight (twelve if the costocentral stellate/radiate ligaments are included)

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Which synovial joint surface is absent from the vertebral body of T10?

Inferior costal demi-facets

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Para-articular processes are more commonly observed on which segment of the spine?

T10

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What muscles attach to the transverse process of T10?

Longissimus thoracis, semispinalis thoracis, multifidis, rotator longus and rotator brevis, intertransversarii, levator costarum longus and brevis

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A dumpling or depression of the skin in the thoracic region is often characteristic of the location of which segment?

T10

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What name is given to T11?

The anticlinal vertebra

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

Kidney-shaped or reniform

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What joint classifications are identified at the vertebral body of T11?

Fibrous (amphiarthrosis) syndesmosis, cartilaginous (amphiarthosis) symphysis, and synovial plane (diarthrosis arthrodia) joint

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Which ligament of the costocentral joint is absent for the eleventh rib?

The costocentral interarticular or intra-articular ligament

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What part of the transverse process is absent on T1?

The transverse costal facet

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What ligaments form the costotransverse joint of T11?

The superior costotransverse, and slightly developed inferior costotransverse, and lateral costotransverse ligaments

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What muscles attach to the transverse process of T11?

Longissimus thoracis, semispinalis thoracis, multifidis, rotator longus and brevis, intertransversarii, and levator costarum brevis

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How many synovial joints are typically present at T11?

Six

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What muscles attach to the spinous process of T11?

Trapezius, latissimus dorsi, serratus posterior inferior, iliocostalis lumborum, spinalis thoracis, multifidis, rotator longus, rotator brevis, and interspinalis

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At which segments of the thoracic spine will the spinalis muscle not attach?

T9, T10

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What is the outline of the vertebral body of T12 on superior view?

Kidney-shaped or reniform

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How many synovial joints are formed at the vertebral body of T12?

Two

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How many symphysis joints are formed with the vertebral body of T12?

Two

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How many syndesmosis joints are formed at the vertebral body of T12?

Four are typically identified (as many as six if the costocentral stellate/radiate ligaments are included)

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What muscle(s) is attached to the vertebral body of T12?

Psoas major and psoas minor

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What does the superior tubercle of T12 represent?

The mammillary process of lumbar vertebrae

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What does the inferior tubercle of T12 represent?

The accessory process of lumbar vertebrae

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What ligaments form the costotransverse joint of the twelfth rib?

The superior costotransverse ligament from T11 and the lumbocostal ligament from L1

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Which costotransverse ligament(s) are attached at T12?

None; the capsular, superior, inferior, and lateral costotransverse ligaments lack an attachment to T12

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Which costotransverse ligament(s) lack an attachment to T12?

Capsular, superior, inferior, and lateral costotransverse ligaments

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What muscles attach to the transverse process region of T12?

The longissimus thoracis, semispinalis thoracis, multifidis, rotator longus, rotator brevis, and intertransversarii

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Which segment is the last to demonstrate a levator costarum brevis attachment?

T11

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Which segment is the last to demonstrate a levator costarum longus attachment?

T10

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What is the orientation of the superior articular facets of T12?

They face backward, upward, and lateral (BUL)

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What is the orientation of the inferior articular facets of T12?

They face forward, downward, and lateral (FoLD)

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How many synovial joints are typically present at T12?

Six

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What is the generic appearance of the spinous process of T12?

Lumbar-like, similar in length to T11

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What muscles attach to the spinous process of T12?

The trapezius, latissimus dorsi, serratus posterior inferior, iliocostalis lumborum, spinalis thoracis, multifidis, rotator longus, rotator brevis, and interspinalis