Sternocostal joints

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Sternocostal joints
Gray315.png
Sternocostal and interchondral articulations. Anterior view.
Details
Latin articulationes sternocostales
Identifiers
Gray's p.203
Dorlands
/Elsevier
a_64/12161567
TA A03.3.02.002
FMA FMA:72323
Anatomical terminology

The sternocostal articulations (costosternal articulations), articulations of the cartilages of the true ribs with the sternum are arthrodial joints, with the exception of the first, in which the cartilage is directly united with the sternum, and which is, therefore, a synarthrodial articulation. The ligaments connecting them are:

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.