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The lateral end of each costal cartilage is received into a depression in the sternal end of the rib, and the two are held together by the periosteum : it forms the costochondral joints.


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/).

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