The ribs have capitula and tubercula, and sternal ribs often occur.
The ribs have capitula and tubercula, and sternal and abdominal ribs occur.
Its transverse processes and centrum bear facets for the tubercula and capitula of the ribs respectively.
tubercula: an elevated triangular process at the anterior angle of the thorax specifically in Hymenoptera.
The tubercula of the ribs articulate with the sides of the centra of the thoracic vertebrae, not with the transverse processes.
The ribs have capitula and tubercula, and often uncinate processes (see p. 190) as in birds.
The ribs are long, and the anterior ones have capitula and tubercula.
The first nine to eleven have the capitula and tubercula separate, afterwards they gradually merge together.
The capitula are scarcely developed, and the attachment of the tubercula to the transverse processes is loose.
In the Physeteridae most of the ribs are connected to the vertebrae by both capitula and tubercula.
tuberculum tu·ber·cu·lum (tu-bûr'kyə-ləm, tyu-)
n. pl. tu·ber·cu·la (-lə)
A circumscribed, rounded, solid elevation on the skin, mucous membrane, or surface of an organ.
A slight elevation from the surface of a bone giving attachment to a muscle or ligament.