Related formspost·ster·nal, adjectivesub·ster·nal, adjective
Examples from the Web for sternal
Between the vertebral and sternal portions an intermediate tract is separated off and ossified in the Monotremata.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia|Frank Evers Beddard
Each rib is obviously divided into two parts, a dorsal or vertebral part, and a ventral or sternal part.The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds
Sternal incision cordate, deeper than in all other species of the genus, nearly half as long as the shell.
The large and heavy crop has caused a unique modification of the sternal apparatus.
In Columba livia no vessel corresponding to the sternal artery was seen.Thoracic and Coracoid Arteries In Two Families of Birds, Columbidae and Hirundinidae|Marion Anne Jenkinson