Transverse costal facet

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

Transverse costal facet
Peculiar thoracic vertebræ.
Latinfovea costalis transversalis
Anatomical terms of bone


This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 102 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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