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

The right and left superior costal facet


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

Inferior costal demi-facets


What is present at the transverse process region of T12?

Three tubercles of variable size


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

They are said to be slightly concave


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

They are significantly convex