Definition of sternal rib in English:
Another term for true rib.
- 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.
Definition of sternal rib in:
- British & World English dictionary
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