breastbone


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breastbone

(brĕst′bōn′)
n.

breastbone

The STERNUM.
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Lean over the casualty, with your arms straight, pressing down vertically on the breastbone, and press the chest down by 5-6cm (2-21/2in) | Release the pressure without removing your hands from their chest.
Ira Goldsmith, a cardiothoracic surgeon, said: "Removing the tumour also meant removing part of the breastbone and three ribs.
Natalie, 24, complained of regular pains in her chest, around her breastbone.
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You should have two of everything except the breastbone.
The underwire should be capable of encapsulating the breast (and underarm flesh) and tack firmly against the breastbone.
Alqadi (23 years old) wounded by a bullet which entered his abdomen and exited his back, which caused him severe injures in his colon and spleen, a mild injury in his liver, and bruises in his lower breastbone, this formed a major threat to his life and had to undertake an emergency surgery which lasted about four and half hours.
Recently, the wires used to close my breastbone had to be removed after they surfaced and became annoying.
The passenger, a 27-year-old man from Trimdon Village suffered a broken breastbone, as well as internal injuries to his chest and injuries to his back.
One of the girls, 16, suffered a broken breastbone, fractured vertebrae and broken fingers in the 150mph crash.
The conjoined twins, born on November 26, were joined from the breastbone to the top of the navel and had a shared liver but separate hearts.
The twins, who were joined from the breastbone to the top of the navel and had separate hearts, were delivered by Caesarean section at London's University College last Wednesday and taken to Great Ormond Street.