bifid rib

(redirected from Sternum bifidum)

bi·fid rib

one in which the body bifurcates.
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Reported developmental anomalies of sternum included branched xiphoid process, Vshaped bifurcation, sternum bifidum, synchrondrosis sternii(incomplete ossification of sternum), anomalies in the shape of the sternum(wedge-shaped or asymmetrical bone), sternum gallinaceam and sternal foramen (15).
A bifid rib, or sternum bifidum, is a congenital abnormality of the anterior chest wall, with the sternal end of the rib cleft into two.
A bifid rib or sternum bifidum is a congenital abnormality of the anterior chest wall, with the sternal end of the rib cloven into two.