How Many Pairs of Ribs does the Human Body have?

Answer

There are 12 pairs of ribs in the human body, for a total of 24 ribs. These bones help you breathe and protect vital organs such as the heart and the lungs.
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Humans have 12 pairs of ribs, which makes a total of 24 ribs altogether.
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There are 12 ribs on each side of the human chest - for a total of 24 ribs
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1 Additional Answer
The human body has 12 pairs of ribs. The bottom two pairs are called floating ribs, because they do not connect to the sternum. The ribs protect the lungs and heart. You can find more information here: biology.clc.uc.edu
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