scalene tubercle

noun

Medical Definition of scalene tubercle

: a tubercle on the upper surface of the first rib that serves for insertion of the scalenus anterior

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“Scalene tubercle.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/scalene%20tubercle. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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