Dorsal head of a bicapitate rib. It articulates with the diapophysis[AAO]. [ AAO:0000722 ]

Synonyms: tuberculum of rib

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Term information

has broad synonym




taxon notes

Ribs of primitive tetrapods are bicipital (having two heads)

terminology notes

sometimes called the tuberculum, but not to be confused with the tubercle, which is between body and neck