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The cage like structure that protects the vital organs in our upper body and moves forward and outward during inhalation is ______.

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In the upper body, thin curved bones form together a cage like structure called the ribcage.
There are 12 pairs of such bones called as ribs and they together protect the lungs and heart.
During inhalation, the ribcage moves forward and outward.

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