Superior costal facet

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Bone: Superior costal facet
A thoracic vertebra.
Peculiar thoracic vertebræ.
Latin fovea costalis superior
Gray's subject #22 102
/ Elsevier

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

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