The Ultimate Thoracic Vertebrae Quiz

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In humans, there are twelve thoracic vertebrae and they are intermediate in size between the ______ and lumbar vertebrae.

cervical

Thoracic vertebrae compose the middle segment of the vertebral column, between the ______ vertebrae and the lumbar vertebrae.

cervical

The human thoracic vertebrae are numbered ______–T12, with the first one (T1) located closest to the skull and the others going down the spine toward the lumbar region.

T1

The thoracic vertebrae are distinguished by the presence of ______ on the sides of the bodies for articulation with the heads of the ribs.

facets

The first and ninth through twelfth vertebrae contain certain ______ characteristics.

peculiar

Test your knowledge about thoracic vertebrae in humans with this quiz! Explore the anatomy, characteristics, and functions of these twelve vertebrae that make up the middle segment of the vertebral column.

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