bifid rib

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bi·fid rib

one in which the body bifurcates.
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A single bifid rib is most commonly a normal incidental finding discovered on chest radiography.
Multiple nevoid basal-cell epithelioma, jaw cysts and bifid rib.
The infant exhibited the following manifestations of NBCCS: broad nasal bridge, bifid ribs, palmar and plantar pits, hypertelorism, iris coloboma, macrocephaly, and cleft lip and palate.
A bifid rib or sternum bifidum is a congenital abnormality of the anterior chest wall, with the sternal end of the rib cloven into two.
Bifid rib may be associated with Gorlin-Goltz basal cell nevus syndrome, a rare autosomal dominant condition characterised by multiple nevoid basal cell carcinomas, jaw cysts and bifid ribs.
bifid ribs, calcified falx cerebri), hypertelorism, epidermal inclusion cysts, and even medulloblastoma or ovarian fibromas.
He discovered Oliver had a kidney missing and also had bifid ribs - a condition where the rib bones split instead of running parallel.