false ribs

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false ribs

[TA]
five lower ribs on either side that do not articulate with the sternum directly.
Synonym(s): costae spuriae [VII-XII] [TA], vertebrochondral ribs

false ribs

(fawls ribz) [TA]
Five lower ribs on either side that do not articulate with the sternum directly.
Synonym(s): costae spuriae [TA] .