Definition of sternal rib in English:

sternal rib

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  • another term for true rib.
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    • 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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