sternal angle

n.

The angle between the upper part of the sternum and the body of the sternum.

Nearby words

  1. stern-chaser,
  2. stern-drive,
  3. stern-wheel,
  4. stern-wheeler,
  5. sternal,
  6. sternal line,
  7. sternal muscle,
  8. sternal plane,
  9. sternal puncture,
  10. sternalgia


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