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why ribs are called bicephalic?

Asked by The Lonely Rash...(student), on 13/2/13

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becoz  it joins with vertebral column in dorsal axis n joins with strenum  in the ventral axia.. thus it is called  bicephalic

Posted by Sadia S(student), on 14/2/13
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Ribs have two heads (articulation surfaces) on their both dorsal and ventral ends and that is way they are known as bicephalic.

Posted by Krishnakoli Datta(MeritNation Expert), on 14/2/13

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