Typical rib anatomy

this image shows the anatomy of the typical rib in position with the vertebra displaying its different features and the relation of the groove
( the VAN "vein , artery,nerve")
showing:
1. vertebra
2. tubercle of the rib
3. articular facet for the adjoining vertebra
4. head of the rib
5. neck of the rib
6. angle of the rib
7. shaft or the body of the rib
8. site of articulation with the costal cartilage
9. intercostal artery
10. intercostal nerve
11. intercostal vein

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