Thoracic vertebrae

There are 12 thoracic vertebrae (T1 through T12), which are located in the upper back.

Source: NICHD (NIH)1

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Thoracic Vertebrae: A group of twelve Vertebrae connected to the ribs that support the upper trunk region.2


Types may include:3

Types of Thoracic Vertebra:

  • T10 Vertebra
  • T11 Vertebra
  • T12 Vertebra
  • T1 Vertebra
  • T2 Vertebra
  • T3 Vertebra
  • T4 Vertebra
  • T5 Vertebra
  • T6 Vertebra
  • T7 Vertebra
  • T8 Vertebra
  • T9 Vertebra

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  1. Source: NICHD (NIH): health/ topics/ spinalinjury/ conditioninfo/ Pages/ default.aspx
  2. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
  3. Source: NCI Thesaurus

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