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1

How many primary centers of ossification appear in the manubrium?

1-3 centers have been IDed

2

How many primary centers of ossification appear in the corpus sterni?

Typically 6

3

In what part of the sternum will a secondary center of ossification appear?

The xiphoid process

4

In what part of the rib will primary centers of ossification appear?

The body

5

In what parts of the rib will secondary centers of ossification appear?

The head, articular surface of the tubercle and the non-articular surface of the tubercle

6

Which ribs will demonstrate primary centers of ossification for the body?

All ribs

7

Which ribs will demonstrate secondary centers of ossification?

Ribs 1-10

8

How does rib 1 differ in ossification centers form typical ribs?

Rib 1 has two secondary centers of ossification: one for the head and one for the tubercle; typical ribs have 3 secondary centers of ossification

9

How do ribs 11 and 12 differ in ossification centers form typical ribs?

Ribs 11 and 12 do not have secondary centers of ossification

10

What are the locations of the primary centers of ossification in the corpus sterni?

One in each of the 1st 2 sternabrae and bilateral centers in the last two sternabrae