Medical Definition of Joint of head of rib

1. The synovial joint between a rib and bodies of two adjacent vertebrae; the joint cavity is divided by an intra-articular ligament which attaches to the intervertebral disk; the first, tenth, eleventh, and twelfth ribs articulate with only one vertebra. Synonym: articulatio capitis costae, capitular joint. (05 Mar 2000)



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