Costal margin

Costal margin
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Anterior surface of sternum and costal cartilages. (The costal margin forms a large upside-down V on the inferior border.)
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Latinarcus costalis
TAA02.3.04.006
FMA7569
Anatomical terminology

The costal margin is the lower edge of the chest (thorax) formed by the bottom edge of the rib cage.

Sometimes referred to as the costal arch, the costal margin is the medial margin formed by the seventh to tenth ribs.

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