Noun : an umbrella rib. From Dictionary.com.
The Terran stared down upon a segmented under belly where legs were paired in riblike formation. From Wordnik.com. [Storm Over Warlock] Reference
It was a different shade of white, however, and the riblike projections which emerged from the pile were not ice crystals. From Wordnik.com. [The Deluge Drivers]
A pair of riblike bones, each fastened to portions of fin with strings cut from his former cape, made passable paddles with which to propel the once-living raft. From Wordnik.com. [Conan the Indomitable]
Too bad the valley did not match the view-bare trees on either side of the road stretched riblike limbs toward them; a clammy, spectral mist rose from stagnant pools of water as they passed through the Beguilers 'swamp. From Wordnik.com. [The Robin And The Kestrel]
It's that riblike metal commission with the flushed eyes that looks same a politico from. From Wordnik.com. [Planet Malaysia] Reference
The protective layer is located at a very particular place on the muscle cell membrane, where costameres, riblike structures, hold the bundled muscle cells together. From Wordnik.com. [Emaxhealth] Reference
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