Medical Definition of Tubercle of rib

1. The knob on the posterior surface of a rib, at the junction of its neck and shaft, which articulates with the transverse process of the vertebra, whch corresponds in number to the rib, forming a costotransverse joint. Synonym: tuberculum costae. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tubercle Of Rib

tuber omentale
tuber parietale
tuber radii
tuber root
tuber valvulae
tuber vermis
tuber zygomaticum
tuberal
tuberal nuclei
tubercidin
tubercle
tubercle bacillus
tubercle of anterior scalene muscle
tubercle of iliac crest
tubercle of nucleus gracilis
tubercle of rib (current term)
tubercle of saddle
tubercle of scaphoid bone
tubercle of tooth
tubercle of trapezium
tubercle of upper lip
tubercled
tubercles
tubercula
tubercula dolorosa
tubercular
tuberculars
tuberculate
tuberculated
tuberculation

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