xiphisternal joint

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xiph·i·ster·nal joint

the cartilaginous union between the xiphoid process and the body of the sternum.
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The point was located on the upper abdomen, on the line between the xiphisternal junction and pubic symphysis (a total of 13 equal parts), 4 equal parts inferior to the xiphisternal junction.
For anteroposterior measurement, the front tip of the caliper was placed on the xiphisternal junction. For transverse measurement, the calipers were placed on either side of the virtual line passing through the same junction.