Sternal ribs
Sternal Ster"nal, a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the sternum; in the region of the sternum. [1913 Webster]

{Sternal ribs}. See the Note under {Rib}, n., 1. [1913 Webster]


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  • Sternal — Ster nal, a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the sternum; in the region of the sternum. [1913 Webster] {Sternal ribs}. See the Note under {Rib}, n., 1. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sternal angle — Lateral border of sternum. Anterior surface of sternum and costal cartilages. (Sternal …   Wikipedia

  • Sternal rib — One of the first 7 pairs of ribs. A rib is said to be a sternal rib or a true rib if it attaches to the sternum (the breast bone). All 12 pairs of ribs attach to the building blocks of the spine (vertebrae) in the back. The 12 pairs of ribs… …   Medical dictionary

  • True ribs — Anterior surface of sternum and costa cartilages. (True ribs are first seven.) Gray s subject #28 123 The first seven ribs ar …   Wikipedia

  • Rib, sternal — One of the first 7 pairs of ribs. A rib is said to be a sternal rib or a true rib if it attaches to the sternum (the breast bone). All 12 pairs of ribs attach to the building blocks of the spine (vertebrae) in the back. The 12 pairs of ribs… …   Medical dictionary

  • False ribs — Bone: False ribs Anterior surface of sternum and costa cartilages. (False ribs are last five ribs.) Latin costae spuriae Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • Fore ribs — Rib Rib, n. [AS. rib, ribb; akin to D. rib, G. rippe, OHG. rippa, rippi, Dan. ribbe, Icel. rif, Russ. rebro.] 1. (Anat.) One of the curved bones attached to the vertebral column and supporting the lateral walls of the thorax. [1913 Webster] Note …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • skeleton — skeletonless, adj. skeletonlike, adj. /skel i tn/, n. 1. Anat., Zool. the bones of a human or an animal considered as a whole, together forming the framework of the body. 2. any of various structures forming a rigid framework in an invertebrate.… …   Universalium

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