Eleventh rib

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Bone: Eleventh rib
Eleventh rib.
Sagittal section through posterior abdominal wall, showing the relations of the capsule of the kidney.
Gray's subject #28 126

The eleventh rib has a single articular facet on the head, which is of rather large size.

It has no necks or tubercles, and is pointed at its anterior ends.

The eleventh has a slight angle and a shallow costal groove.

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