sternal angle

(redirected from Manubro-sterno junction)

ster·nal an·gle

[TA]
the angle between the manubrium and the body of the sternum at the manubriosternal junction. Marks the level of the second costal cartilage (rib) for counting ribs or intercostal spaces. Denotes level of aortic arch, bifurcation of trachea, and T4/T5 intervertebral disc.
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ster·nal an·gle

(stĕr'năl ang'gĕl) [TA]
The angle between the manubrium and the body of the sternum at the manubriosternal junction. Marks the level of the second costal cartilage (rib) for counting ribs or intercostal spaces. Denotes level of aortic arch, bifurcation of trachea, and T4-T5 intervertebral disc.
Synonym(s): angulus sterni [TA] , Louis angle, Ludwig angle.
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sternal angle

The angle formed by the junction of the manubrium and the body of the sternum.
See also: angle
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Louis,

Pierre C.A., French physician, 1787-1872.
Louis angle - the angle between the manubrium and the body of the sternum at the manubriosternal junction. Synonym(s): sternal angle
Louis law - tuberculosis in any organ is associated with tuberculosis in the lung.

Ludwig,

Daniel, German anatomist, 1625-1680.
Ludwig angle - the angle between the manubrium and the body of the sternum at the manubriosternal junction. Synonym(s): sternal angle
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