English version

rib cage

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Human
rib cageˈrib cage noun [countable]  HBHHBAthe structure of ribs in your chest
Examples from the Corpus
rib cageYour oblique abdominal muscle will contract as rib cage rotates.I drive my chin into his rib cage.The cold pressed into his rib cage.Graham Marshall followed with injuries to his rib cage which according to the internationalist following the game, will possibly terminate his career.His rib cage was missing on one side where a large piece of shell casing stuck out from under his breastbone.The Endomorph isn't necessarily large framed but is sturdily built with a large rib cage, waist and hips.It gradually tightens itself so as to not allow for expansion of the rib cage.
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