Book One -- The things that sustain and support the entire body, and what braces and attaches them all. [the bones and the ligaments that interconnect them] | Chapter 19 On the Bones of the Thorax

The pectoral bone is crescent-shaped on both sides

The words of Celsus, where he wrote that the pectoral bone is crescent-shaped on both sides, support this view. 73 For he made this false statement concerning apes and dogs even though nothing of the sort appears in them. For in man the first pectoral bone is much wider above and the second is wider below, than when they have been joined together.



Book One -- The things that sustain and support the entire body, and what braces and attaches them all. [the bones and the ligaments that interconnect them] | Chapter 19 On the Bones of the Thorax