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noun [C usually singular] uk   us   /ˈrɪbˌkeɪdʒ/
the structure of ribs that protects your heart and lungs in your chest
Translations of “ribcage”
in Korean 흉곽…
in Arabic القَفَص الصَدري…
in Portuguese caixa toráxica…
in Catalan tòrax, cavitat toràcica…
in Japanese 胸郭…
in Italian gabbia toracica…
in Chinese (Traditional) 胸廓, 胸腔…
in Russian грудная клетка…
in Turkish göğüs kafesi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 胸廓, 胸腔…
in Polish klatka piersiowa…
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