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rib cagenoun [C]

 us   /ˈrɪb ˌkeɪdʒ/
the ​structure in the ​bodyformed by the ​ribs (= ​bones in the ​chest that ​protect the ​heart, ​lungs and other ​organs)
(Definition of rib cage from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rib cage”
in Arabic القَفَص الصَدري…
in Korean 흉곽…
in Portuguese caixa toráxica…
in Catalan tòrax, cavitat toràcica…
in Japanese 胸郭…
in Chinese (Simplified) 胸廓, 胸腔…
in Turkish göğüs kafesi…
in Russian грудная клетка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 胸廓, 胸腔…
in Italian gabbia toracica…
in Polish klatka piersiowa…
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