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Sternum

Definition of sternum:

part of speech: noun

The breast- bone of vertebrates, specialized in Birds with a carina for wing- muscle attachment; the ventral plate of a typical Arthropod segment.

part of speech: adjective

Sternal.

part of speech: noun

The breastbone.

Usage examples for sternum:

  • L. Upper end of sternum "Surgical Anatomy", Joseph Maclise.

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