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Class 10 Class 12
 Describe the types of ribs.

Ribs : There are twelve pairs of ribs. The ribs are of three types :

1. True ribs : There are seven pairs of true ribs. At one end they are attached to vertebral column and at the second end they are attached to sternum.

2. False ribs : There are three pairs of false ribs. At one end these are attached to vertebral column and at second end these get attached to each other.

3. Floating ribs : There are two pairs of floating ribs. These are attached to vertebral column and the second end is free.

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how many pairs of floating ribs are present in humns?

2
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What is gout ?

Gout is the inflammation of joints due to accumulation of uric acid crystals. 
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Which pairs are called false ribs?

8th, 9th and 10th pairs of ribs are called as false ribs or vertebrondral ribs.
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Total number of pair of ribs?

12
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What is the rib cage made of ?

The thoracic vertebrae, ribs and sternum together form the rib cage. 
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