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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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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  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/88/Gray112.png
external definition
  • Anatomical cluster that consists of more than one rib in an individual.[TAO]
has exact synonym
  • rib cage
  • cavea thoracis
  • thoracic cage
has related synonym
  • cavea thoracis
id
  • UBERON:0003252