manubrium sterni


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ma·nu·bri·um of ster·num

[TA]
the upper segment of the sternum, a flattened, roughly triangular bone, occasionally fused with the body of the sternum, forming with it a slight angle, the sternal angle.

ma·nu·bri·um of ster·num

, manubrium sterni (mă-nū'brē-ŭm stĕr'nŭm, stĕrnī) [TA]
The upper segment of the sternum, a flattened, roughly triangular bone, occasionally fused with the body of the sternum, forming with it a slight angle, the sternal angle.

manubrium sterni

The upper segment of the sternum articulating with the clavicle and first pair of costal cartilages. Synonym: episternum
See also: manubrium