Costoxiphoid ligament

The costoxiphoid ligaments, also known as the chondroxiphoid ligaments, are inconstant fibrous structures joining the anterior and posterior surfaces of the xiphoid to the respective surfaces of the adjacent seventh and, occasionally, sixth costal cartilages.

Anatomy: Thoracic
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rID: 57845
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Chondroxiphoid ligaments

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