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Flashcards in BASIC OSTEOLOGY - vertebral column T1 Deck (7):
1

what is the outline of the cerebral body of T`1 from superior view

somewhat rectangular with curved anterior margins

2

what is the appearance of the inferior surface of the vertebral body of T1

typically flat, lacking anterior and posterior lips characteristic of the cervicals

3

what surfaces are present on the upper and lower margins of the T1 vertebral body

the right and left superior costal facet
the right and left inferior costal demi-facet

4

what is the position and direction of the pedicle from the vertebral body of T1

the pedicle arises from the upper third of the vertebral body and projects posterior and slightly laterally

5

what is the direction of the transverse process at T1

the transverse process projects nearly straight out

6

what is present on the transverse tubercle of T1

the transverse costal facet

7

what is the angulation of the spinous process of T1

the undersurface of the T1 spinous processes will be nearly horizontal from the horizontal plane