The rib cage is an arrangement of bones in the thorax of all vertebrates except the lamprey. It is formed by the vertebral column, ribs, and sternum and encloses the ...
The articulation of head of rib seen from the front. Human thoracic vertebra. Notice the articulations for the ribs. Details; Latin: Articulatio capitis costae ...
head of rib [TA] the rounded medial extremity of a rib that, except for ribs 1, 10, 11, and 12, articulates by two facets with the bodies of two contiguous vertebrae.
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The radiate ligament connects the anterior part of the head of each rib with the side of the bodies of two vertebræ, and the intervertebral fibrocartilage between them.
The intra-articular ligament of head of rib (interarticular in older texts) is situated in the interior of the articulation of head of rib. It consists of a short ...
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The ribs are connected to the vertebrae by a double articulation. The head of each rib articulates with the bodies of two adjacent vertebrae with the exception of the ...
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joint of head of rib [TA] the synovial joint between a rib and bodies of two adjacent vertebrae; the joint cavity is divided by an intraarticular ligament that ...