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1

what features will allow discrimination between T2-T4 and T5-T8 segmental groups

the vertebral body, transverse process, articular process and spinous process

2

on cranial view, what is the outline of the vertebral body for the T2-T4 group

the vertebral body will have bilaterally convex sides

3

on cranial view, what is the outline of the vertebral body for the T5-T8 group

the left side of the vertebral body will be flattened, the right side convex

4

iven to the left side appearance of the vertebral body of T5-T8

the aortic impression

5

what is the orientation of the transverse costal facets for T2-T6?

they face forward and outward

6

What is the orientation of the transverse costal facets for T7-T8

they face forward, outward, and upward

7

how do the tranverse diameters of the articular processes compare in the T2-T4 region

the superior articular process transverse diameter is greater than the inferior articular process transverse diameter for a given segment

8

how do the transverse diameters of the articular processes compare in the T5-T8 region

the superior articular process transverse diameter is the same as or equal to the inferior articular process transverse diameter for a given segment

9

what name is given to the region between the superior and inferior articular processes in the typical thoracics

the pars interarticularis

10

which vertebrae will have a spinous process angulation of up to forty degrees

T2-T4

11

which vertebrae will have a spinous process angulation of up to sixty degrees

T5-T8