The Pectoral Girdle and Upper Limb

Objective

When you have completed this section, you should be able to • identify and describe the features of the clavicle, scapula, humerus, radius, ulna, and bones of the wrist and hand.

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Table 8.5 Articulations of the Ribs

Rib

Type

Costal Cartilage

Articulating Vertebral Bodies

Articulating with a Transverse Costal Facet?

Rib Tubercle

1

True

Individual

T1

Yes

Present

2

True

Individual

T1 and T2

Yes

Present

3

True

Individual

T2 and T3

Yes

Present

4

True

Individual

T3 and T4

Yes

Present

5

True

Individual

T4 and T5

Yes

Present

6

True

Individual

T5 and T6

Yes

Present

7

True

Individual

T6 and T7

Yes

Present

8

False

Shared with rib 7

T7 and T8

Yes

Present

9

False

Shared with rib 7

T8 and T9

Yes

Present

10

False

Shared with rib 7

T10

Yes

Present

11

False, floating

None

T11

No

Absent

12

False, floating

None

T12

No

Absent

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