body of sternum
middle part of sternum
s shaped bone, aka collarbone
clavicle + scapula = pectoral girdle
bone protruding below the mandible
manubrium of sternum
superior portion of sternum.
articulates laterally with clavicle
the articulation btw the manubrium & the body of the sternum
the broad flat bone in the middle of the anterior thoracic wall
vertebral (false, floating) ribs
8-12 are false ribs because they either do not attach directly to the sternum or don't attach to the sternum at all
11-12 are floating ribs b/c they do not attach to any other rib or to the sternum
vertebrochondral (false) ribs
8-10 attach to the rib above via a costal cartilage so they are called vertebrochondral ribs
vertebrosternal (true) ribs
1-7 because they attach directly to the sternum by mean of a costal cartilage
interior portion of the sternum
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