ligamentum capitis costae intraarticulare


ligamentum capitis costae intraarticulare
[TA] intra-articular ligament of head of rib: a horizontal band of fibers attached to the crest separating the two articular facets on the head of the rib, and to the intervertebral disk, thus dividing the joint of the head of the rib into two cavities. It is lacking in the joints of the first, tenth, eleventh, and twelfth ribs.

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