floating ribs XI-XII

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float·ing ribs [XI-XII]

[TA]
the two lower ribs on either side that are not attached anteriorly.
Synonym(s): costae fluctuantes [XI-XII] [TA], costae fluitantes, vertebral ribs
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float·ing ribs [XI-XII]

(flōt'ing ribz) [TA]
The two lower ribs on either side that are not attached anteriorly.
Synonym(s): costae fluctuantes [XI-XII] [TA] , vertebral ribs.
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