Subdivision of skeletal system that consists of all ribs in an organism connected to the sternum and the vertebrae. Some vertebrates have abdominal ribs (gastrialia), not connected to the vertebrate - these are not considered part of the rib case. [ https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]

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Term information

Subsets

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latin term
cavea thoracis [ FMA:7480 FMA:TA ]

definition

Subdivision of skeletal system that consists of all ribs in an organism connected to the sternum and the vertebrae. Some vertebrates have abdominal ribs (gastrialia), not connected to the vertebrate - these are not considered part of the rib case.

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external definition

Anatomical cluster that consists of more than one rib in an individual.[TAO]

has exact synonym

thoracic cage

rib cage

cavea thoracis

has related synonym

cavea thoracis

id

UBERON:0003252