Flashcards in T9 Deck (7)
Which muscles attach to the transverse process of T9?
the longissimus thoracis, semispinalis thoracis, multifidis, rotator longus, rotator brevis, intertansversarii, levator costarum longus and levator costarum brevis
How many synovial joints are typically present at T9?
Identify the synovial joint surfaces typically present at T9?
two superior costal demi-facets, two inferior costal demi-facets, two superior articular facets, two inferior articular facets and two transverse costal facets
How many synovial joint surfaces for ribs are present on T9?
What is the generic appearance of the spinous process of T9?
shorter and more horizontal
What muscles attach to the spinous process of T9?
the trapezius, latissimus dorsi, multifidis, rotator longus, rotator brevis and interspinalis