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Rib

Rib 1. (Science: anatomy) One of the curved bones attached to the vertebral column and supporting the lateral walls of the... Read More

Ribbon

ribbon 1. A fillet or narrow woven fabric, commonly of silk, used for trimming some part of a woman's attire, for badges,... Read More

Sclerotome

Definition noun, plural: sclerotomes (embryology) The somite that gives rise to the development of vertebrae and... Read More

Woman

woman 1. An adult female person; a grown-up female person, as distinguished from a man or a child; sometimes, any female... Read More

Scalene hiatus

scalene hiatus triangular gap bounded by the scalenus anterior and scalenus medius muscles and the first rib to which the... Read More

Adenosine

Definition noun plural: adenosines a·den·o·sine, əˈdɛn əˌsin A purine nucleoside that has adenine bound to a... Read More

Tuberosity for serratus anterior muscle

tuberosity for serratus anterior muscle (Science: anatomy) A rough oval area, about the middle of the outer surface and... Read More

Cartilaginous joint

Definition noun, plural: cartilaginous joints A joint covered with cartilage, such as hyaline or fibrocartilage to allow... Read More

Cartilage

Definition noun A type of connective tissue that is firm and flexible and having an extracellular matrix comprised mainly of... Read More

Regio lumbalis

regio lumbalis --> lumbar region The region of the back lateral to the vertebral region and between the rib cage and the... Read More

Lumbar region

Lumbar region The region of the back lateral to the vertebral region and between the rib cage and the pelvis. Synonym: regio... Read More

Sternal angle

sternal angle The angle between the manubrium and the body of the sternum at the manubriosternal junction. Marks the level... Read More

Threads

thread 1. A very small twist of flax, wool, cotton, silk, or other fibrous substance, drawn out to considerable length; a... Read More

Rung

rung 1. A floor timber in a ship. 2. One of the rounds of a ladder. 3. One of the stakes of a cart; a spar; a heavy... Read More

Thread

thread 1. A very small twist of flax, wool, cotton, silk, or other fibrous substance, drawn out to considerable length; a... Read More

Screw

screw 1. To turn, as a screw; to apply a screw to; to press, fasten, or make firm, by means of a screw or screws; as, to... Read More

Bone

Definition noun, plural: bones The rigid organ comprised of bone tissues, and forms the skeleton of most... Read More

Timber

timber 1. That sort of wood which is proper for buildings or for tools, utensils, furniture, carriages, fences, ships, and... Read More

Rider

rider 1. One who, or that which, rides. 2. Formerly, an agent who went out with samples of goods to obtain orders; a... Read More

Respiration

Organization of the Respiratory System Each lung is composed of air sacs called alveoli - the sites of gas exchange with... Read More