[ ĕp′ĭ-stûr′nəl ]
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Situated over or on the sternum.
Of or relating to the episternum.
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It has also been suggested that these supposed episternal rudiments are the vestiges of a pair of cervical ribs.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia|Frank Evers Beddard