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English → English (WordNet) Definition: sternum sternum n : the flat bone that articulates with the clavicles and the first seven pairs of ribs [syn: breastbone] [also: sterna (pl)]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Sternum Sternum \Ster"num\, n.; pl. L. Sterna, E. Sternums. [NL., from Gr. ?, the breast, chest.] 1. (Anat.) A plate of cartilage, or a series of bony or cartilaginous plates or segments, in the median line of the pectoral skeleton of most vertebrates above fishes; the breastbone. [1913 Webster] Note: The sternum is connected with the ribs or the pectorial girdle, or with both. In man it is a flat bone, broad anteriorly, narrowed behind, and connected with the clavicles and the cartilages of the seven anterior pairs of ribs. In most birds it has a high median keel for the attachment of the muscles of the wings. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo["o]l.) The ventral part of any one of the somites of an arthropod. [1913 Webster]


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