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    Select the correct option.     [NEET 5-5-2019]

    A) Each rib is a flat thin bone and all the ribs are connected dorsally to the thoracic vertebrae and ventrally to the sternum

    B) There are seven pairs of vertebrosternal, three pairs of vertebrochondral and two pairs of vertebral ribs

    C) 8th, 9th and 10th pairs of ribs articulate directly with the sternum

    D) 11th and 12th pairs of ribs are connected to the sternum with the help of hyaline cartilage.

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    Seven pairs of Ribs are vertebrosternal while 8, 9 and 10th pair of ribs are vertebrochondral and the last 11th, 12th pair are vertebral ribs.

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