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THORACIC VERTEBRA-ROTATION

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THORACIC VERTEBRA-ROTATION

1. Rotation is possible because the facets being angled backwards + laterally.
2. The thoracic spine is the most versatile region of all although the range of movement of T1-T9 is limited by the ribs.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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