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The rib cage is an arrangement of bones in the thorax of animals. It is formed by the vertebral column, ribs and sternum and encloses the heart and lungs.

Rib Cage is a cage type arrangement of bones in the thorax of animals. The bent ribs join the chest bone and the backbone together to form the Rib Cage. Some important internal parts like heart and lungs of our body lie protected inside this cage.



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