the enclosure formed by the ribs and their connecting bones.
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How to use rib cage in a sentence
The biggest star of this year's Oscars wasn't Jared Leto's ombré or Lupita Nyong'o's ribcage.John Travolta and the Birth of the Adele Dazeem Phenomenon | Amy Zimmerman | March 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
There was no head, and a few shreds of clothing clung to the bones of the ribcage.
Victoria Mahoney: When we are asked that, part of our ribcage locks because we just see ourselves as filmmakers.There Is an Audience for Our Films: Four African-American Female Filmmakers Speak Out | Lorenza Muñoz | December 4, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Her breasts were tiny pockets of flesh that hung from her ribcage.Isabelle Caro: Anorexic Model Dies, Her Mother Commits Suicide. How Should the Fashion Industry Respond? | Barbie Latza Nadeau | February 7, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
Gently round the lower back and move your ribcage down toward your hips.
British Dictionary definitions for ribcage
the bony structure consisting of the ribs and their connective tissue that encloses and protects the lungs, heart, etc
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Scientific definitions for rib cage
The bony structure in the chest formed by the ribs and sternum (breastbone) that encloses and protects the heart and lungs.
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