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superior costotransverse ligament

 

Definition: the fibrous band that extends upward from the neck of a rib to the transverse process of the next higher vertebra.

Synonym(s): ligamentum costotransversarium superiusTA, anterior costotransverse ligament, ligamentum costotransversarium anterius

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