How Many Ribs Do Men and Women Have?


Unlike the notion that women have more ribs than men, all human beings have twelve pairs of ribs, a total of twenty four. The first seven pairs are known as true ribs and connected to the breastbone.
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Men and women have a total of 24 ribs to protect their heart and lungs. Despite what you may have heard, men are not missing one rib because of the story in The Bible.
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