Costal neck - Collum costae

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General terms > Osteology > Axial skeleton > Thoracic skeleton > Ribs > Rib > Costal neck

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The neck of the rib is the narrow portion at the junction between the head and the body. On its cranial border is the crest of costal neck. 

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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