Costal process - Processus costiformis; Processus costalis

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The costal process is the transverse process of a lumbar vertebra (rudimentary rib).


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 > Vertebral column > Costal process

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