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1

What name is given to T11?

the anticlinal vertebra

2

What joints are identified at the vertebral body of T11?

vertebral body to the longitudinal ligaments at the epiphyseal rims, vertebral body to the vertebral body via the intervertebral disc, vertebral body to head of the rib (costocentral joint)

3

How many joints are typically formed at the vertebral body of T11?

typically eight (twelve if the costocentral stellate/radiate ligaments are included)

4

What part of the transverse process is absent present of T11?

the transverse costal facet

5

What ligaments form the costotransverse joint of T11?

the superior costotransverse, and slightly developed inferior costotransverse and lateral costotransverse ligament

6

The superior costotransverse ligament of T11 transverse process will attach to which rib?

the twelfth rib

7

What muscles attach to the transverse process of T11?

longissimus thoracic, semispinalis thoracic, multifidis, rotator longus and rotator brevis, intertransversarii and levator costarum brevis

8

Which segment is the last to demonstrate an attachment for the elevator costar longus?

T10

9

How many synovial joints are typically present at T11?

six

10

What is the orientation of the spinous process of T11?

posterior and horizontal

11

What muscles attach to the spinous process of T11?

trapezius, latissimus dorsi, serratus posterior inferior, iliocostalis limborum, spinalis thoracis, multifitis, rotator longus, rotator brevis, and interspinalis

12

At which segments of the thoracic spine will the spinalis muscles not attach?

T9, T10