from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Connected, as a rib, with vertebræ at one end and at the other with costal cartilages of other ribs; vertebrocostal, but not vertebrosternal.
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Further modifications result from the attachments of their anterior extremities, and it is convenient therefore to consider separately the movements of the ribs of the three groupsvertebrosternal, vertebrochondral, and vertebral.
Diagram showing the axis of movement (A B) of a vertebrochondral rib.
318 Diagram showing the axis of movement (A B) of a vertebrochondral rib.