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1

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

Imbrication

2

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

T5-T8

3

Which thoracic has the longest spinous process?

T8

4

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

5

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

6

What joint classifications are identified at the vertebral body of T1?

Fibrous (Amphiarthrosis) Syndesmosis, cartilaginous (Amphiarthrosis) symphysis and synovial plane (diarthrosis arthrodia joint)
The modified synovial saddle (diarthrosis sellar) is only observed as an anatomical variation

7

What are the osseous parts of the costotransverse joint?

The transverse costal facet and the articular surface of the tubercle of a rib

8

What ligaments support the costotransverse joint of T1?

The inferior costotransverse and lateral costotransverse ligaments

9

What ligament is absent at the costotransverse joint of T1?

The superior costotransverse ligament

10

The superior costotransverse ligament of the transverse process of T1 will attach to which rib?

The second rib

11

What muscles attach to the transverse process of T1?

Longissimus Thoracis, Longissimus Cervicis, Longissimus Capitis, Semispinalis Cervicis, Semispinalis Capitis, multifidis, rotator Longus, rotator brevis, intertransversarii, levator costarum brevis

12

What is the orientation of the superior articular facet of T1?

They face backward, upward and lateral (BUL)

13

What is the orientation of the inferior articular facet of T1

They face forward, downward and medial (ForMed)

14

How many synovial joints are present at T1?

Ten

15

What muscles attach to the spinous process of T1?

The trapezius, rhomboid minor, Serratus posterior superior, Splenius Capitis, Spinalis Thoracis, Spinalis Cervicis, Spinalis Capitis, Semispinalis Thoracis, multifidis, rotator Longus, rotator brevis, interspinalis

16

Which muscles attach to the transverse process of T9?

The Longissimus Thoracis, Semispinalis Thoracis, multifidis, rotator Longus, rotator brevis, intertransversarii, levator costarum Longus and levator costarum brevis

17

How many synovial joints are typically present at T9?

Ten

18

Identify the synovial joint surfaces typically present on T9?

Two superior costal Demi-facets, two inferior costal Demi-facets, two superior articular facets, two inferior articular facets and two transverse costal facets

19

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

Six

20

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

Shorter and more horizontal

21

What muscles attach to the spinous process of T9?

The trapezius, Latissimus Dorsi, multifidis, rotator Longus, rotator brevis and interspinalis

22

Which muscles are conspicuously absent at the T9 spinous process?

Spinalis and Semispinalis

23

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

Six