breastbone


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breastbone

(brĕst′bōn′)
n.

breastbone

The STERNUM.
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When they do, the most common symptom is a gnawing or burning pain in the abdomen between the breastbone and naval.
For pain that is less alarming, or tenderness in the breastbone that doesn't improve, it's reasonable to make an appointment with a physician to determine the cause.
This means inflammation of the cartilage where the ribs attach to the breastbone.
Unlike traditional "open" heart surgery, which requires the patient's breastbone to be split, these robotic hands are placed inside the patient through three small incisions.
It's almost always rap, both home-grown and imported, cranked up until you can feel the beat in your breastbone.
But they were joined at the breastbone and shared a liver and bowel.
Collarbones fused to form a wishbone and breastbone
Sometimes you will tend to the wound that opens at your breastbone.
Though an inconspicuous organ located behind the breastbone, the thymus is the place where the immune system makes peace with the rest of the body.
Heartburn, also called acid indigestion, is the most common symptom of GERD and usually feels like a burning chest pain beginning behind the breastbone and moving upward to the neck and throat.
Place breast on work surface, skinned side up, and cut along one side of breastbone ridge; repeat on other side.
That causes a burning sensation behind the breastbone or acidic fluid surging up into the mouth.