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1

What synovial joint surfaces are present on the vertebral body of T12?

The right and left superior costal facet

2

Which synovial joint surface is absent from the vertebral body of T11?

Inferior costal demi-facets

3

What is present at the transverse process region of T12?

Three tubercles of variable size

4

What is the curvature of the superior articular process of a T12?

They are said to be slightly concave

5

What is the curvature of the inferior articular facets of T12?

They are significantly convex