episternum

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ma·nu·bri·um of ster·num

[TA]
the upper segment of the sternum, a flattened, roughly triangular bone, occasionally fused with the body of the sternum, forming with it a slight angle, the sternal angle.
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episternum

(ĕp′ĭ-stûr′nəm)
n. pl. epister·nums, or epister·na (-nə)
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