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Encyclopedia > Sternoclavicular articulation
Sternoclavicular articulation
Sternoclavicular articulation. Anterior view.
Latin articulatio sternoclavicularis
Gray's subject #81 313
MeSH A02.835.583.781
Dorlands/Elsevier a_64/12161562

The sternoclavicular articulation is a double arthrodial joint. It has been suggested that History of the Latin language be merged into this article or section. ... Embryology is the branch of developmental biology that studies embryos and their development. ... Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) is a huge controlled vocabulary (or metadata system) for the purpose of indexing journal articles and books in the life sciences. ... Elseviers logo Elsevier, the worlds largest publisher of medical and scientific literature, forms part of the Reed Elsevier group. ...

The parts entering into its formation are the sternal end of the clavicle, the upper and lateral part of the manubrium sterni, and the cartilage of the first rib. Left clavicle - from above Left clavicle - from below Collarbone (a bone) redirects here. ... The human rib cage. ...

The articular surface of the clavicle is much larger than that of the sternum, and is invested with a layer of cartilage, which is considerably thicker than that on the latter bone. Figure 1 : Anterior surface of sternum and costa cartilages. ...

The ligaments of this joint are:

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Major Joints
Vertebral column: temporomandibular - sacroiliac

Upper extremity: sternoclavicular - acromioclavicular - shoulder - elbow - wrist - carpometacarpal - metacarpophalangeal - interphalangeal A joint (articulation) is the location at which two bones make contact (articulate). ... The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is a diarthrosis joint that connects the mandible (lower jaw) to the temporal bone at the side of a skull. ... The sacroiliac joint is a part of the body—supposedly a joint—in the lower area of the spinal cord. ... The acromioclavicular joint, or AC joint, is a joint at the top of the shoulder. ... The human upper arm Grays Fig. ... Elbow redirects here. ... In human anatomy, the wrist is the flexible and narrower connection between the forearm and the hand. ... The Carpometacarpal joint refers to the articulations between the carpal bones and the metacarpals. ... Grays Fig. ... The interphalangeal articulations are hinge-joints; each has a volar and two collateral ligaments. ...

Lower extremity: hip - knee - ankle - subtalar - metatarsophalangeal Bones of the hip In anatomy, the hip is the bony projection of the femur, known as the greater trochanter, and the overlying muscle and fat. ... An x-ray of a human knee In human anatomy, the knee is the leg joint connecting the femur and the tibia. ... Grays Fig. ... For a review of anatomical terms, see Anatomical position and Anatomical terms of location. ... The metatarsophalangeal articulations are of the condyloid kind, formed by the reception of the rounded heads of the metatarsal bones in shallow cavities on the ends of the first phalanges. ...



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