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1

How many symphysis joints are formed at the vertebral body of T 12

2

2

How many joints are typically formed at the vertebral body of T 12

Typically 8, 10 if the costocentral stellate radiate ligaments are included

3

How many synovial joints are formed at the vertebral body of T 12

2

4

Which muscle is attached to the vertebral body of T 12

Psoas major and psoas minor

5

What does the lateral tubercle of T 12 represent

The transverse process

6

What does the superior tubercle of T 12 represent

The mammillary process of lumbar vertebra

7

What does the inferior tubercle of T 12 represent

The accessory process of lumbar vertebra

8

What is the location of the lumbar tubercle

It projects laterally from the pars interarticularis of T 12

9

What joint surface of the typical thoracic transverse process is absent on T 12

The transverse costal facet

10

What ligaments form the costotransverse joint of the 12th rib

The superior costotransverse ligament from T 11 in the lumbocostal ligament from L1

11

Which Costotransverse ligaments are attached at T 12

None the capsular superior inferior and lateral costotransverse ligaments lack an attachment to T 12

12

What muscles attached to the transverse process region of T 12

The longissimus thoracis
Semispinalis thoracis
Multifidus
Rotator longus, brevis
Intertransversarii

13

Which segment is the last to demonstrate a levator costarum longus attachment

T10

14

What is the orientation of the superior articular facets of T 12

They face backward upward and lateral

15

What is the orientation of the inferior articular facets of T 12

They face forward downward and lateral

16

How many synovial joints are typically present at T 12

6

17

What muscles attached to the spinous process of T 12

Trapezius
latissimus dorsi
serratus posterior inferior
iliocostalis lumborum
Spinalis thoracis
Multifidus
Rotator longus, brevis
Interspinalis

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