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true rib

noun

Definition of true rib

  1. :  any of the ribs having costal cartilages connected directly with the sternum and in humans constituting the first seven pairs



1741

First Known Use of true rib

1741

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Medical Dictionary

true rib

noun

Medical Definition of true rib

  1. :  any of the ribs having costal cartilages connected directly with the sternum and in humans constituting the first seven pairs—called also vertebrosternal rib



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