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true rib

noun

Definition of TRUE RIB

:  any of the ribs having costal cartilages connected directly with the sternum and in humans constituting the first seven pairs
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First Known Use of TRUE RIB

1741

Rhymes with TRUE RIB

Medical Dictionary

true rib

noun

Medical Definition of TRUE RIB

:  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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