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costotransverse ligament

 

Definition: the ligament that connects the dorsal aspect of the neck of a rib to the ventral aspect of the corresponding transverse process.

Synonym(s): ligamentum costotransversariumTA, ligamentum colli costae, middle costotransverse ligament

See Also: lateral costotransverse ligament, superior costotransverse ligament

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