Atypical thoracic vertebrae

Dr Craig Hacking and Dr Dinesh Palipana et al.

T1 and T9 - T12 are considered atypical thoracic vertebrae. T1 bears some resemblance to low cervical vertebrae. T9 has no inferior demifacet. T10 often, but not always, shares features with T11 and T12

For a basic anatomic description of the structure a generic vertebra, see vertebrae.

Anatomy: Spine
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Section: Anatomy
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