Crest of the neck of the rib - Crista colli costae

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The superior border of the neck of the rib presents a rough crest (crista colli costœ) for the attachment of the anterior costotransverse 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 http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Axial skeleton > Thoracic skeleton > Rib > Neck of the rib > Crest of the neck of the rib

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