manubrium sterni


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to manubrium sterni: corpus sterni

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.

ma·nu·bri·um of ster·num

, manubrium sterni (mă-nū'brē-ŭm stĕr'nŭm, stĕrnī) [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.

manubrium sterni

The upper segment of the sternum articulating with the clavicle and first pair of costal cartilages. Synonym: episternum
See also: manubrium
References in periodicals archive ?
Finding on Chest Radiographs AP And Lateral: Soft tissue swelling around the upper part of the body of sternum and manubrium sterni.
The chin to manubrium sterni distance was measured as 7 cm, occiput to wall distance as 11 cm, chest expansion as 2 cm, hand to floor distance as 4.
The sternal head originates from the upper part of the anterior surface of the manubrium sterni and ascends posterolaterally.