What does rib cage mean?

Definitions for rib cage

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rib cage(noun)

    the bony enclosing wall of the chest


  1. rib cage(Noun)

    A part of the skeleton within the thoracic area consisting of ribs, sternum and thoracic vertebrae.

  2. rib cage(Noun)

    The enclosed area created by and within the ribs.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rib cage in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rib cage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Grant Wilson:

    The idea of a night roll is that by wearing it around your waist, it fills in the gap between your hips and your rib cage, and therefore keeps the natural curves in your back and in your spine.

  2. Febin Melepura:

    About 1 percent of patients with low back pain have sciatica, but low back pain is a pain that is localized to the region below the lower rib cage and above the gluteal fold, whereas sciatica is a pain that radiates down one or both legs.

  3. Barbara Dorris:

    I went into the hospital because I had pain, i’d been coughing. I’d torn my diaphragm. I had seen these seven Vanderbilt angels standing over me, and they said, ‘Ma’am, were you aware you have a four-inch tumor under your right rib cage?’ I said, ‘No.’.

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