Sternocostal joints - Articulationes sternocostales

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General terms > Arthrology > Joints of spine, thorax and skull > Costovertebral joints > Sternocostal joints

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The sternocostal joints are condylar joints, functioning as hinge joints, formed by the condylar sternal extremity of the sternal costal cartilage and the matching articular cavities of the sternum.


Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS
Veterinary Anatomy of Domestic Mammals: Textbook and Colour Atlas, Sixth Edition - Horst Erich König, Hans-Georg Liebich - Schattauer - ISBN-13: 978-3794528332

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