bifid rib

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bi·fid rib

one in which the body bifurcates.
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The structural abnormalities were bifid rib in 44(6.
In the thoracic region, bifid rib was detected in 44(6.
Bifid rib or bifurcated rib or forked rib is an anatomical variant where the sternal end of the rib is cleaved into two.
Fily et al reported bifid rib in a man buried around 3400 B.
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 ribs, calcified falx cerebri), hypertelorism, epidermal inclusion cysts, and even medulloblastoma or ovarian fibromas.
In our case the patient had absent & bifid ribs, hemi & butterfly vertebrae, scoliosis of vertebral column & spina bifida, left lumbar hernia and tethered cord which is a disorder of primary neurulation.
These features include the development of multiple BCCs at a relatively young age, macrocephaly, frontal bossing, hypertelorism, bifid ribs, palmar and plantar pitting, and bone cysts in the mandible.
He discovered Oliver had a kidney missing and also had bifid ribs - a condition where the rib bones split instead of running parallel.