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31

How many synovial joints are present at a typical thoracic?

ten

32

How many synovial joint surfaces for ribs are present on a typical thoracic?

six

33

What is the name given to the overlap of spinous processes in the thoracic region?

imbrication

34

Imbrication will be more pronounced for what region of the thoracics?

T5-T8

35

Which thoracic has the longest spinous process?

T8

36

What is the angulation of the spinous process in the typical thoracic region?

the undersurface of T2-T4 spinous processes will angle up to forty degrees from the horizontal plane
the undersurface of T5-T8 spinous processes will angle up to sixty degrees from the horizontal plane

37

Which muscles may attach to the spinous process of a typical thoracic?

the trapezius, latissimus dorsi, rhomboid major, serratus posterior superior, splenius cervicis, splenius capitis, spinalis thoracis, spinalis cervicis, spinalis capitis, semispinalis thoracis, multifidis, rotator longus, rotator brevis and interspinalis

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