Flashcards in EMBRYOLOGY OF THE ANTERIOR THORAX Deck (10):
How many primary centers of ossification appear in the manubrium?
1-3 centers have been identified
How many primary centers of ossification appear in the corpus sterni
What are the locations of the primary centers of ossification in the corpus sterni?
one in each of the first two sternabrae and bilateral centers in the last two sternabrae
In what part of the sternum will a secondary center of ossification appear?
the xiphoid process
In what part of the rib will primary centers of ossification appear?
In what parts of the rib will secondary centers of ossifcation appear?
the head, articular surface of the tubercle and the non-articular surface of the tubercle
Which ribs will demonstrate primary centers of ossification for the body?
all ribs; ribs 1-12
Which ribs will demonstrate secondary centers of ossification?
How does rib 1 differ in ossification centers from typical ribs
rib 1 has two secondary centers of ossification: one for the head and one for the tubercle; typical ribs have three secondary centers of ossification