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
Words nearby manubrium
Example sentences from the Web for manubrium
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
The sternum is much wider than long, and no specimens give evidence of a manubrium.Dragons of the Air|H. G. Seeley
The food is taken into the manubrium by the square mouth at its free end, and is there digested.
The manubrium is yellow and short, and the mouth is concealed by four clusters of short tentacles.
The only wound that I actually saw—Dr. Clark examined this above the manubrium of the sternum, the sternal notch.Warren Commission (6 of 26): Hearings Vol. VI (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy