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Encyclopedia > Costoclavicular ligament
Costoclavicular ligament
Sternoclavicular articulation. Anterior view. (Costoclavicular labeled at far left.)
Latin ligamentum costoclaviculare
Gray's subject #81 314
Dorlands/Elsevier l_09/12492029

The costoclavicular ligament (rhomboid ligament) is short, flat, strong, and rhomboid in form. The sternoclavicular articulation is a double arthrodial joint. ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... Elseviers logo. ...


Attached below to the upper and medial part of the cartilage of the first rib, it ascends obliquely backward and lateralward, and is fixed above to the costal tuberosity on the under surface of the clavicle. Cartilage is a type of dense connective tissue. ... The human rib cage. ...


It is in relation, in front, with the tendon of origin of the Subclavius; behind, with the subclavian vein. The Subclavius is a small triangular muscle, placed between the clavicle and the first rib. ... The subclavian vein is a continuation of the axillary vein and runs from the outer border of the first rib to the medial border of anterior scalene muscle. ...


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