Joint of head of rib - Articulatio capitis costae

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General terms > Arthrology > Joints of spine, thorax and skull > Costovertebral joints > Joint of head of rib

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The joint of head of rib is a spheroidal joint between the head of a rib and the bodies of two adjacent vertebrae and intervertebral disc. 

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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