Articular facet of head two and separated by crest of head. Has posterior angle bent from tubercle on its shaft and an anterior angle placed between the attachments of external oblique muscle of abdomen  on one hand and serratus anterior  or latissimus dorsi, on the other. Smaller than 8thCostochondral angle more acute than 8th.  It is a typical rib

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