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1

How many ribs articulate with the sternum in the typical adult skeleton?

7 pairs or 14 ribs

2

Which ribs articulate with the sternum in the typical adult skeleton?

ribs 1-7

3

What classifications are given to ribs articulating with the sternum in the typical adult skeleton?

true ribs, costa verae, vertebrosternal ribs

4

How many ribs lack an articulation with the sternum in the typical adult skeleton?

5 pairs or 10 ribs

5

What names are given to ribs that lack a sternal articulation in the typical adult skeleton?

false ribs or costa spuriae

6

Which ribs lack an articulation with the sternum in the typical adult skeleton?

ribs 8-12

7

What name is given to ribs which articulate with each other but not with the sternum in the typical adult skeleton?

vertebrochondral ribs

8

How many vertebrochondral ribs are present in the typical adult skeleton?

3 pairs or 6 ribs

9

Which ribs articulate with each other but not with the sternum in the typical adult skeleton?

ribs 8-10

10

How many ribs lack any stabilizing articulation at their distal end in the typical adult skeleton?

2 pairs or 4 ribs

11

What names are given to ribs which lack any stabilizing articulation at their distal end in the typical adult skeleton?

vertebral ribs or floating ribs

12

Which ribs lack any stabilizing articulation at their distal end in the typical adult skeleton?

ribs 11 and 12

13

Which ribs are classified as typical ribs in the typical adult skeleton?

ribs 3-9

14

What is the definition of a typical rib in the typical adult skeleton?

the rib has a well-defined vertebral end (capitulum, collum, tubercle), shaft (corpus), and distal end or sternal end

15

How many typical ribs are present in the typical adult skeleton?

7 pairs or 14 ribs

16

Which ribs are classified as atypical ribs in the typical adult skeleton?

ribs 1, 2, 10, 11, and 12

17

What is the definition of an atypical rib in the typical adult skeleton?

the rib lacks a well-defined vertebral end, shaft, or distal end or sternal end and in addition may have individually unique features

18

How many atypical ribs are present in the typical adult skeleton?

5 pairs or 10 ribs

19

Which ribs are classified as typical ribs, true ribs, costa verae, and vertebrosternal ribs in the typical adult skeleton?

ribs 3-7

20

Which ribs are classified as atypical ribs, true ribs, costa verae, and vertebrosternal ribs in the typical adult skeleton?

ribs 1 and 2

21

Which ribs are classified as typical ribs, false ribs, costa spuriae, and vertebrochondral ribs in the typical adult skeleton?

ribs 8 and 9

22

Which ribs are classified as atypical ribs, false ribs, costa spuriae, and vertebrochondral ribs in the typical adult skeleton?

rib 10

23

Which ribs are classified as atypical ribs, false ribs, costa spuriae, and vertebral ribs in the typical adult skeleton?

ribs 11 and 12

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