posterior costotransverse ligament

lat·er·al cos·to·trans·verse lig·a·ment

[TA]
short quadrangular ligament, actually a thickening of the posterior aspect of the costotransverse joint, extending from the tip of the transverse process to the posterior surface of the neck of the rib.

posterior costotransverse ligament

one of the five ligaments of each costotransverse joint, comprising a fibrous band passing from the neck of each rib to the base of the vertebra above. Compare superior costotransverse ligament.
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