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2 downloadsThe dorsal (thoracic) spine forms the middle portion of the vertebral column extending below the seventh cervical vertebra to above the first lumbar vertebra. The dorsal spine is formed by twelve vertebral bodies. The vertebrae forming the dorsal spine are unique in shape as they are the only vertebral bodies articulating with ribs. The CT scan is derived from the file STS_037 The 3D bone model created from this scan can be reviewed at:
56 downloadsThe thoracic cage (rib cage) is the skeleton of the thoracic cavity. It is formed of 12 thoracic vertebrae, 12 ribs and their costal cartilages, and the sternum. Its main function is to give support and protection for the vital organs of the thorax. The thoracic cage is also a site of multiple origins and insertions for some of the vital upper limb muscles. This is a 3D printable STL medical file converted from a CT scan DICOM dataset .