First Thoracic Vertebra

(Posterior view)

On the first thoracic vertebra the postzygapophyses are oriented ventrolaterally.

The two points at which the ribs articulate are indicated by the red and blue arrows.
The costal facets are located on the transverse processes and the demifacets are located on the centrum.

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