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ster·ne·bra

, pl.

ster·ne·brae

(ster'nē-bră, -brē),
One of the four segments of the primordial sternum of the embryo by the fusion of which the body of the adult sternum is formed.
[Mod. L. fr. stern(um) + (vert)ebra]

sternebra

/ster·ne·bra/ (ster´ne-brah) pl. ster´nebrae   any of the segments of the sternum in early life, which later fuse to form the body of the sternum.

ster·ne·bra

, pl. sternebrae (stĕr'nē-bră, -brē)
One of the four segments of the primordial sternum of the embryo by the fusion of which the body of the adult sternum is formed.
[Mod. L. fr. stern(um) + (vert)ebra]

sternebra

pl. sternebrae; one of the bony segments of the sternum.
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