Glossary of Medical Terms

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A demifacet on the upper edge of the body of a vertebra articulating with the head of a rib; a single rib articulates with the inferior costal facet and superior costal facet of the adjacent vertebrae. Synonym: fovea costalis superior, superior costal pit.
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