Thoracic cage anatomy

this image shows the bones that form the thoracic cage from anterior view (the vertebrae , the ribs and the sternum)

1. thoracic vertebrae
2. manubrium of the sternum
3. body of the sternum
4. xiphoid process of the sternum
5. ribs
6. costal cartilages
7. true ribs (1--7)
8. false ribs (8--12)
9. vertebrocondral ribs (8--10) "the ribs reaches the cartilages"
10. floating ribs (11-12) "they don't have cartilages"

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