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Human body

Ribcage

 

Ribcage: set of bones including the dorsal vertebrae, the ribs and the sternum, that encloses the heart and lungs of vertebrates.
Manubrium: part at the top of the sternum where the ribs end.
Acromium: spatula-shaped outgrowth of the scapula.
Coracoid process: outgrowth on the upper edge of the scapula.
Scapula: one of two flat, triangular bones of the back.
Ribs: bones forming the thoracic cage.
Location of heart: place in which the heart is lodged.
Xiphoid process: outgrowth of the bottom of the sternum.
Costal cartilage: flexible, elastic tissue of the ribs.
Kidney: organ that filters out bodily waste.
Stomach: pocket-like part of the digestive tract, site of the mixing and retention of nutriments.
Duodenum (beginning): beginning of the small intestine.
Ereter: canal that carries the urine from the kidney to the bladder.
Pylorus: hole through which the stomach empties into the duodenum.
Liver: bile-producing digestive gland.
Sternum: bone connected to the front of the ribs of the thoracic cage.
Lung: sac-like organ, the site of respiration.
Costal cartilage: cartilage between the ribs and the sternum.
Gleonid cavity: socket for the articulation with the arm.
Clavicle: bone of the shoulder girdle, between the sternum and the scapula.
Vertebral column or spinal column: set of vertebrae, containing in its centre the spinal cord.




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