the nonvascular, resilient, flexible hyaline connective tissue that connects the end of a true rib to the sternum or the end of a false rib with the with the lower border of the costal cartilage above it [ MP:0006432 ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

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uberon_slim, pheno_slim

depicted by

editor note

we currently model this as part of the rib, is this correct?

has related synonym

sternal cartilage

cartilago costalis

cartilagines costales



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