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Ribs and Sternum

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Head of rib
Connects to vertebrae + is medial
Neck of rib
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Tubercle
Articulates w transverse process of vertebrae
Shaft of rib
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Costo-chondral Junction
a junction that connects cartilage to rib (chondr = "cartilage", cost = "rib")
Manubrium
cranial portion of sternum
Xiphoid process
caudal portion of sternum
Sternebrae
series of unpaired bones on ventral chest that make up the sternum; cartilage found between ribs and sternum (first 8 ribs in most animals, 6 in pigs)