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The number of floating ribs, in the human body, is

(a) 6 pairs

(b) 5 pairs

(c) 3 pairs

(d) 2 pairs

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Correct option: (d) 2 pairs

Explanation:

The last two pairs i.e. 11th and 12th pairs ribs remain free anteriorly, hence, they are called as floating ribs.

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