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RC: Medical Terms
The Rib Cage; all 24 flat-curved ribs are attached posteriorly to the thoracic.
|intercostal||Between the ribs; situated between the ribs|
|sternum||The breastbone; a long flat shaped somewhat like a dagger and joined to the cartilages of most of the ribs anteriorly|
|manubrium||The upper portion of the sternum|
|xiphoid process||The lower end of the sternum|