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What are thoracic vertebrae?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Thoracic vertebrae are the twelve bones of the spinal column in your upper back. They are designated T1 through C12. Watch to learn more about the vertebrae.



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