Costotransverse foramen - Foramen costotransversarium


The costotransverse foramen is the space between the neck and tubercle of the rib, and the body of vertebra. It is the homologous to the transverse foramen of a cervical vertebra. It is the opening for the intercostal nerve.

Note: this structure is not included in the VIth edition of the NAV

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS
Miller's Anatomy of the Dog, 4th Edition - Evans & de Lahunta- Elsevier


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