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THE body BEAUTIFULWhy carry out men have actually fewer ribs 보다 women?

MEN and also women have 12 pairs of ribs (a few individuals have 13 or 11 pairs). The idea the men have actually fewer ribs than women is widespread however wrong, probably deriving native the biblical story of eve being do from one of Adam"s ribs.

IT"S untrue. Over there is, however, a an illness known as cervical rib i m sorry produces a single extra rib at the base of the neck. This is an extremely rare indeed and also can take place in either sex.

James Mercer, Sheffield.
This is Biblical bull. Both men and women have the same number of ribs, 12 pairs.

J. Bean, London
that is logical that men and also women would have the same number of ribs. The rib cage protects the an essential organs within the rib cage. For sure a Creator can replace Adam"s rib when he had actually made the suggest that Eve would walk alongside Adam, not above him nor below him but she was of his flesh and was his helpmate.

J Bean: The scriptures does not insurance claim that men have less ribs than women. The holy bible says that a rib was taken native Adam, and also the mrs was built around that rib. I heard as soon as that a kidney could be taken native a donor and implanted right into somebody else, is this medical bull?

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