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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.
Synonym(s): ligamentum capitis costae radiatum [TA], ligamentum radiatum, radiate ligament, stellate ligament
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One of the anterior costovertebral ligaments.
See also: ligament
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