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Inferior costal fovea of thoracic ...
This is a smooth, shallow indentation on the inferior edge of the vertebral body just anterior to the inferior vertebral notch. It forms a demifacet that articulates with the head of the rib having the same number as the subjacent vertebra.
Costal comes from the Latin word costa meaning rib. Fovea is Latin meaning a small pit or depression from the verb fodere meaning to dig.