Ventral scalene tubercle - Tuberculum musculus scaleni ventralis

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General terms > Osteology > Axial skeleton > Thoracic skeleton > Ribs > Ventral scalene tubercle



In horses and pigs, on the cranial border of the first rib, is a raised area for the caudal attachment of musculus scalenus ventralis termed the ventral scalene tubercle.

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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