Articular facet of costal tubercle - Facies articularis tuberculi costae


The costal tubercle is a dorsal eminence between the neck and the body of a rib. The costal tubercle bears an articular facet (Articular facet of costal tubercle) for articulation with the transverse process of the corresponding vertebra.

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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