ribcage


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ribcage

the bony structure consisting of the ribs and their connective tissue that encloses and protects the lungs, heart, etc.
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The youngster faces several ops to build and expand his ribcage as he grows older.
Is struggling for breath (for example, you may notice sucking in under the ribcage).
The tattoo, hidden beneath her arm on her left ribcage, reads 'Our doubts are traitors, And make us lose the good we oft might win.'
All I could see was the blue and yellow fletching protruding from his ribcage. I will relive the excitement of that moment for the rest of my life.
He also ripped his calf muscle and bruised his hip and ribcage as well as suffering cuts to his chest and stomach.
Place your hands on your ribcage and breathe slowly.
London, Jan 6 (ANI): Danielle Lineker showed off her brand new tattoo quoting William Shakespeare, just beneath her arm on her left ribcage.
It pierced Willow's ribcage as he ran through long grass, punctured his stomach, tore through his groin and emerged from his hind leg.
Extemporising further on the biomorphic theme, the ribcage canopy structure resembles the skeletal vestige of a long-extinct behemoth.
The 26-year-old Diamonds singer - who has a small handgun tattoo on her ribcage and a falcon shaped like a shooter inked on her foot - was spotted with her latest hardware at fashionable restaurant Giorgio Baldi in Santa Monica, California.
London, Sept 2 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan has got a tattoo of Billy Joel's 'I go to extremes' lyrics written on her right ribcage.
Do not squeeze the ribcage. Confine the force of the thrust to your hands.