breastbone

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breastbone

(brĕst′bōn′)
n.

breastbone

The STERNUM.
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Doctors separated the twins' livers, repositioned their hearts and rebuilt their breastbones, Xinhua said.
Previous studies had linked this gene to palate and breastbone development.
However, Chatterjee says that Protoaviswas a much more advanced bird than the Archaeopteryx fossils, which lack keel-like breastbones and were poorly suites for flight.