Crest of the head of the rib - Crista capitis costae



Horizontal crest that divides into two faces the articulation of the head; here is attached the interarticular ligament.

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

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Axial skeleton > Thoracic skeleton > Rib > Head of the rib > Crest of the head of the rib