Articular facet of tubercle of the rib - Facies articularis tuberculi costae

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The articular portion of the tubercle of the rib, presents a small, oval surface for articulation, the articular facet, with the end of the transverse process of the lower of the two vertebræ to which the head is connected.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Axial skeleton > Thoracic skeleton > Rib > Body of the rib; Shaft of the rib > Tubercle of the rib > Articular facet of tubercle of the rib

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