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1

What synovial joint surfaces are present on the vertebral body of T10?

The right and left superior costal facet

2

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

Inferior costal demi-facets

3

What is the position and direction of the pedicle from the vertebral body at T10?

The pedicle arises from the upper third of the vertebral body and projects posterior and slightly lateral

4

What is typically present on the transverse tubercle of of T10?

Transverse articular facet

5

What part of the transverse process may be absent on T10?

The transverse articular facet

6

What is the generic appearance of the spinous process of T10?

Shorter and more horizontal than the T9 spinous process