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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The flat bone that articulates with the clavicles and the first seven pairs of ribs.

Usage examples (35)
  • On another line of thought the sternum is a ventral vertebral column.
  • In fact, the sternum was a gigantic plate (or two gigantic plates), similar to that of birds.
  • The injuries to his right hip and calf are not as serious as the one to his sternum, which is still causing him breathing problems.
  • I am satisfied with it even though I´m struggling a little through the direction changes, which is where my sternum is a problem too. for more
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