A bars of hyaline cartilage located between the distal part of a rib and a costal cartilage, connecting the ribs to the sternum . [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Costochondral_joint HP:0000920 ]

Synonyms: costochondral junction costochondral synchondrosis articulatio costochondralis chondrocostal synchondrosis

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim

has related synonym

articulationes costochondrales

id

UBERON:0002293

taxon notes

In humans, Joints between costal cartilages of ribs 6-9 are plane synovial joints. Articulation between costal cartilage of rib 9 and rib 10 is fibrous