radiate ligament


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ra·di·ate lig·a·ment of head of rib

[TA]
the radiate, stellate, or anterior costovertebral ligament connecting the head of each rib to the bodies of the two vertebrae with which it articulates.

radiate ligament

a ligament that connects the head of a rib with a vertebra and an associated intervertebral disk.

radiate ligament

(1) Radiate ligament of head of rib; ligamentum capitis costae radiatum [NA6].
(2) Radiate sternocostal ligaments; ligamenta sternocostalia radiata [NA6]. 
(3) Radiate carpal ligament; ligamentum carpi radiatum [NA6].