“I got a scratch on my rib cage and on a breast” she said, matter-of-factly.
The knife had pierced Dave's chest until the hilt pressed against his rib cage.
The rib cage includes the breastbone and twelve pairs of ribs.
The skeleton of the trunk consists of the spinal column, the rib cage, the shoulder girdle, and the hip girdle.
The latter function involves some degree of motion of the rib cage.
His heart fluttered in his rib cage, skipping beats, then pounding hard.
The rib cage marked sharp lines on the pavement with shadow from the lamps' glare.
He sank it into the other's abdomen, immediately below the rib cage—the solar plexus.
There was a dead silence in the room as she stood there, eyes closed, and slowly ran her fingers over his rib cage.
Five long black marks down the middle of his pale chest, running almost from the base of his neck to the bottom of his rib cage.
rib cage n.
The enclosing structure formed by the ribs and the bones to which they are attached.
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The bony structure in the chest formed by the ribs and sternum (breastbone) that encloses and protects the heart and lungs.