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Illustration - Bones of thorax with shoulder girdle

Costochondral joints

Costochondral joints

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Other Terms:
Articulatio costochondralis, Chondrocostal synchondrosis, Costochondral junction, Costochondral synchondrosis


Description
The costochondral joints are synchondroses that form between the sternal end of the boney rib and the costal end of the costal cartilage.

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