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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 3: Figure 3

Atlas of Human Anatomy

Two ribs seen from the lateral and medial sides.

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
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Two ribs seen from the lateral and medial sides

A) Posterior extremity of rib.
B) Body of the rib.
C) Anterior extremity of rib.

a) Capitulum (head).
b) Collum (Neck).
c) Tubercle.
d) Angle.
e) Upper margin.
f) Lower margin.
g) Outer surface.
h) Inner surface.
i) Costal sulcus or groove for intercostal artery, vein, and nerve.

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