\stˈɜːnəm], \stˈɜːnəm], \s_t_ˈɜː_n_ə_m]\
Definitions of STERNUM
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1920 - A dictionary of scientific terms.
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
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By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By James Champlin Fernald
The breast-bone, a long flat bone, articulating with the cartilages of the first seven ribs and with the clavicle, forming the middle part of the anterior wall of the thorax; it consists of three portions: the corpus or body, mesosternum, gladiolus; the manubrium or presternum; the ensiform or xiphoid cartilage or appendix or process, or metasternum.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
An azygous symmetrical bone, situate at the forepart of the chest. It is flat; broad above; narrower in the middle; and terminates, below, by a pointed cartilage-the xiphoid. It has an anterior or cutaneous surface, a posterior or mediastinal-a superior or clavicular extremity, and an inferior or abdominal. It is articulated with the clavicles and the seven upper ribs on each side, by means of their cartilages. According to Beclard, it is formed of six principal bones, which he names, from their position, 1. Primi-sternal or clavi-sternal: 2. Duo-sternal: 3. Tri-sternal: 4. Quarti-sternal: 5. Quinti-sternal: 6. Ultimi-sternal or ensi-sternal.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
By Smith Ely Jelliffe