Flashcards in T1 Deck (10)
What joint classifications are identified at the vertebral body of T1?
fibrous (amphiarthrosis) syndesmosis, cartilaginous (amphiarthrosis) symphysis and synovial plane (diarthrosis arthrodia joint)
the modified synovial saddle (diarthrosis sellar) is only observed as an anatomical variation
What are the osseous parts of the costotransverse joint?
the transverse costal facet and the articular surface of the tubercle of a rib
What ligaments support the costotransverse joint of T1?
the inferior costotransverse and lateral costotransverse ligaments
What ligament is absent at the costotransverse joint of T1?
the superior costotransverse ligament
The superior costotransverse ligament of the transverse process of T1 will attach to which rib?
the second rib
What muscles attach to the transverse process of T1?
longissimus thoracis, longissimus cervicis, longissimus capitis, semispinalis cervicis, semispinalis capitis, multifidis, rotator longus, rotator brevis, intertransversarii, levator costarum brevis
What is the orientation of the superior articular facet of T1?
they face backward, upward and lateral (BUL)
What is orientation of the inferior articular facet of T1?
they face forward, downward and medial (ForMeD)
How many synovial joints are present at T1?