Transverse costal facet

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Bone: Transverse costal facet
A thoracic vertebra.
Peculiar thoracic vertebræ.
Gray's subject #22 102
/ Elsevier

The transverse costal facet (or transverse costal fovea) is a site where a rib forms a joint with the transverse process of a vertebra.

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