thoracic vertebra

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Noun1.thoracic vertebra - one of 12 vertebrae in the human vertebral columnthoracic vertebra - one of 12 vertebrae in the human vertebral column; thoracic vertebrae extend from the seventh cervical vertebra down to the first lumbar vertebra
vertebra - one of the bony segments of the spinal column
back, dorsum - the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine; "his back was nicely tanned"
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It is more remarkable that the addition of one thoracic vertebra increases a pair of spareribs which are the most valuable part of the pig and sheep carcass in Chinese market.
Its incidence in thoracic vertebra is the highest (70%), followed by lumbar vertebra (20%) and cervical vertebra (10%).
3] reported that 40 spine fracture incidents had occurred in Indy Car racing between 1996 and 2006, and the authors indicated that the spine region between 11th thoracic vertebra and 2nd lumbar vertebra tended to be the predominant fracture location.
15%) case of a 7-year-old female with a supernumerary thoracic rib started from the level of the 7th thoracic vertebra and extended parallel to the right posterior thoracic wall in a lateral and slightly anterior direction, articulating with the 7th thoracic vertebra.
Injury to the duct above the fifth thoracic vertebra leads to a left-sided effusion, whereas damage to the duct below this level results in a right-sided effusion.
The trachea in caprines is a 'U' shaped cartilaginous and membranous tube that extend caudally from larynx, at level of 2nd cervical vertebra to 3rd thoracic vertebra (Nzalak et al.
The subcutaneous fat thickness and the Longissimus dorsi muscle area were determined 24 h pre-mortem using a ultrasound equipment, the USM were taken between the 12 and 13 thoracic vertebra (TF and TLD) and between 3 and 4 lumbar vertebra (LF and LLD).
Showed left vertebral body is anteriorly beaking, widening of spinal canal in the lumbar region and grade IV spondylolisthesis of L5 over S1; has Kyphoscoliotic deformity with dysplastic vertebra in thoracic vertebra.
The position of the umbilical venous catheter was considered too high if the tip of the catheter was higher than the 9th thoracic vertebra and too low if the tip was below the 10th thoracic vertebra.
A positron emission tomography- (PET-) CT scan was performed for staging and showed FDG uptake within the destructive chest wall lesion with standardized uptake value (SUV) of 17, an additional area of FDG uptake was also seen on the left side of the twelfth thoracic vertebra (T12) with SUV of 4 (Figure 4).
The stellate ganglion is located in the front of the neck between the seventh cervical vertebra and the first thoracic vertebra (C7-TI) (Gutierrez, 2015).
The inferior cervical ganglion is constant, usually located in front of the 7th cervical vertebra and the 1st thoracic vertebra, fused with the first thoracic ganglion forming an irregular mass con el primer (spider-like shape).