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Bones of the Thorax
top 7 pairs of ribs that attach directly to the sternum by costal cartilage
last 5 pairs of ribs; attach indirectly to sternum
last two pairs of ribs; do not attach to sternum
part of the rib that articulates with the demifacets of the body of a thoracic vertebra
feature of the rib that articulates with transverse process of thoracic vertebra
feature of rib found medialy and articulates with the sternum
Channel on the inner, inferior face of the rib that lodges the intercostal nerves and blood vessels
the flat bone that articulates with the clavicles and the first seven pairs of ribs
the bony structure that forms the upper portion of the sternum
Top of manubrium where clavical bones attach to sternum
Notch in top center of manubrium of sternum
the bony structure that forms the middle portion of the sternum
Junction of the manubrium and body of the sternum at the level of the second costal cartilage.
the structure made of cartilage that forms the lower portion of the sternum