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false rib

noun

Definition of false rib

  1. :  a rib whose cartilages unite indirectly or not at all with the sternum — compare floating rib



15th Century

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15th century

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false rib

noun

Medical Definition of false rib

  1. :  a rib whose cartilages unite indirectly or not at all with the sternum—compare floating rib



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