Definition of sternal rib in English:

sternal rib

Syllabification: ster·nal rib

noun

another term for true rib.
More example sentences
  • The interclavicular air sac pneumatizes the sternum, sternal ribs, coracoid, clavicle, scapula, and forelimb.
  • It attaches to the sternal ribs ventrally and expands the chest to aid in respiration.
  • The dorsal ribs articulate with ends of sternal ribs which attach to the sternum.

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