suprasternal space

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su·pra·ster·nal space

[TA]
a narrow interval between the deep and superficial layers of the cervical fascia above the manubrium of the sternum through which pass the anterior jugular veins.

suprasternal space

Triangular space immediately above the sternum between layers of deep cervical fascia.
See also: space

Burns,

Allan, Scottish anatomist, 1781-1813.
Burns falciform process - Synonym(s): superior horn of falciform margin of saphenous opening
Burns ligament - Synonym(s): superior horn of falciform margin of saphenous opening
Burns space - a narrow interval between the deep and superficial layers of the cervical fascia above the manubrium of the sternum through which pass the anterior jugular veins. Synonym(s): suprasternal space