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True ribs
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Anterior surface of sternum and costa cartilages. (True ribs are first seven.)
Gray's subject #28 123

The first seven ribs are connected behind with the vertebral column, and in front, through the intervention of the costal cartilages, with the sternum; they are called true ribs or vertebro-sternal ribs.

False ribs are interconnected membranous structures that are connected with the sternum process.

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