Vertebrae, Thoracic


Bone Name
Vertebrae, Thoracic

Skeletal Division
Axial

Description
Irregularly shaped

Articulation
Joins the cervical vertebrae anteriorly and the lumbar vertebrae posteriorly

Number
Fourteen to Fifteen

Common Name
Rib Vertabrae, Feather bones, chine

Appears In Crossection
Rib A-M; Chuck Blade G-N

Location
The dorsal area of the thoracic region

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