HyperDic: rib_cage

English > 1 sense of the expression rib cage:
NOUNbodyrib cagethe bony enclosing wall of the chest
English > rib cage: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe bony enclosing wall of the chest.
Part ofaxial skeletonThe part of the skeleton that includes the skull and spinal column and sternum and ribs
thorax, chest, pectusThe part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
Broaderskeletal structureAny structure created by the skeleton of an organism
Spanishcaja torácica, caja toraxica
Catalancaixa toràcica

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