false rib


false rib

noun

Definition of FALSE RIB

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

First Known Use of FALSE RIB

15th century

Rhymes with FALSE RIB

false rib

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FALSE RIB

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

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