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Flashcards in T9 Deck (7):
1

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

2

How many synovial joints are typically present at T9?

ten

3

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

4

How many synovial joint surfaces for ribs are present on T9?

six

5

What is the generic appearance of the spinous process of T9?

shorter and more horizontal

6

What muscles attach to the spinous process of T9?

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

7

Which muscles are continuously absent at the T9 spinous process?

spinalis and semispinalis

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