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1

What is the curvature of the inferior articular facets of T9?

they are slightly concave

2

How many synovial joints are typically present at T9?

ten

3

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

six

4

What muscles attach to the spinous process of T9?

the trapezius, latissimus dorsi, multifidis, rotator longus, rotator brevis and interspinalis

5

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