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The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) is downloaded weekly from The file downloaded is considered the "last stable build" available for the ontology. For more about the HPO, view their website at

Term:Bifid ribs
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Accession:HP:0000892 term browser browse the term
Definition:A bifid rib refers to cleavage of the sternal end of a rib, usually unilateral. Bifid ribs are usually asymptomatic, and are often discovered incidentally by chest x-ray.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Cleft ribs;   Split ribs
 xref: UMLS:C4721788

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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of the musculoskeletal system 0
        Abnormality of the skeletal system 0
          Abnormal skeletal morphology 0
            Abnormal axial skeleton morphology 0
              Abnormal thorax morphology 0
                Abnormal rib cage morphology 0
                  Abnormal rib morphology 0
                    Bifid ribs 0
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