Noun Concept
Categories: Articles with permanently dead external links, Bones of the thorax, Wikipedia articles incorporating text from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918), archived copy as title
rib cage  floating rib  thoracic cage  false rib  true rib
The bony enclosing wall of the chest WordNet 3.0
The bony enclosing wall of the chest WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
The rib cage, as an enclosure that comprises the ribs, vertebral column and sternum in the thorax of most vertebrates, protects vital organs such as the heart, lungs and great vessels. Wikipedia
A bone in the human rib cage not connected to the sternum Wikipedia Disambiguation
A part of the skeleton Wikipedia Disambiguation
Rib not directly connected to the sternum; e.g. the 8th to 12th ribs in humans Wikidata
A part of the skeleton within the thoracic area consisting of ribs, sternum and thoracic vertebrae. OmegaWiki
A rib connected only to the vertebra. OmegaWiki
Any of the ribs that do not articulate directly with the sternum, but connect indirectly via cartilage. Wiktionary
Either of the two lowermost (the eleventh and twelfth) pairs of ribs, which are attached only to the vertebrae and not to the sternum or its cartilage. Wiktionary
The enclosed area created by and within the ribs. Wiktionary
A rib attached to the spine and sternum, as opposed to a floating rib. Wiktionary