[ stur-noh ]
/ ˈstɜr noʊ /
flammable hydrocarbon jelly packaged in a small can for use as a portable heat source for cooking.
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Definition for Sterno (2 of 2)
a combining form representing sternum in compound words: sternocostal.
Also especially before a vowel, stern-.
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Ferrugineo-flavescens, elytris virescentibus, sterno cornuto.
Medical definitions for Sterno
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