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Definitions of RIB
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- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
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- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1920 - A dictionary of scientific terms.
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Princeton University
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By Noah Webster.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
1. Costa, one of the twenty-four elongated curved bones forming the main portion of the bony wall of the chest; each rib articulates by its head (capitulum) and tubercle (tuberositas costoe) with two adjacent vertebrae and terminates anteriorly in a cartilaginous extension which articulates directly or indirectly with the side of the sternum; the last two ribs on either side are not connected with the sternum, their anterior extremities being free; the 1st, 10th, 11th, and 12th ribs articulate each with only one vertebra; the 11th and 12th ribs have no tubercle, or tuberosity. 2. In botany, nerve or vein.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
One of the curved bony hoops or bars which protect the lungs, heart, &c.; one of the curved timbers in an arched roof to which the laths are nailed; in bot., the central longitudinal nerve or vein of a leaf; in a ship, one of the curved timbers which give form and strength to its side; something long, thin, and narrow; a familiar term for a wife.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
n. [Anglo-Saxon] One of the long bones inclosing the thoracic cavity in animal bodies; -a piece of timber which forms or strengthens the side of a ship;- an arch-formed piece of timber for supporting the lath and plaster work of a vault; also, a projecting piece on the interior of a vault, &c.;â€” any marked nerve or vein of a leaf;â€” a prominent line or rising, like a rib in cloth; a thin narrow piece; a strip, as of land.
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- a threadlike extension of nerve cell Slender processes of neurons, especially the prolonged axons that conduct nerve impulses. One units trunk; it is axis process a neuron and medullated, i. e. white substance Schwann (myelin), medullated; either the medullated non-axis-cylinder or may not be surrounded by primitive sheath neurilemma, so that there are four forms of nerve-fibers.