The Thoracic Cage

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Shira
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241549
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The Thoracic Cage
Updated:
2013-10-19 17:22:56
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Figuring out the bones in the thoracic cage based on the descriptions
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  1. Anterior bone of thoracic cage; flat bone; fusion of three bones
    Sternum
  2. Superior end of sternum
    Manubrium
  3. Mid-portion of sternum
    Body
  4. Inferior end of sternum
    Xiphoid process
  5. Lateral bones of thoracic cage
    Ribs
  6. 7 ribs; attach directly to sternum
    True ribs
  7. 5 ribs; attach indirectly or do not attach
    False ribs
  8. 2 ribs; no attachment
    Floating ribs
  9. Posterior bones of thoracic cage
    Thoracic vertebrae
  10. Made of hyaline cartilage; secures ribs to sternum
    Costal cartilages

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