noun, plural ma·nu·bri·a [muh-noo-bree-uh, -nyoo-] /məˈnu bri ə, -ˈnyu-/, ma·nu·bri·ums.
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Origin of manubrium
OTHER WORDS FROM manubriumma·nu·bri·al, adjective
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An articular facet begins on the manubrium near the neck and spirals halfway around the head of the malleus.Genera and Subgenera of Chipmunks|John A. White
In Tiaropsis indicans the manubrium recovers in normal water sooner than the nectocalyx.
The stomach may be drawn out into the manubrium, forming a proboscis (“Magenstiel”) of considerable length.
The sternum is much wider than long, and no specimens give evidence of a manubrium.Dragons of the Air|H. G. Seeley
It differs from Limnocodium in having practically no manubrium but a wide mouth two-thirds the diameter of the umbrella across.