Words nearby xiphoid
Origin of xiphoid
OTHER WORDS FROM xiphoidpost·xiph·oid, adjective
Examples from the Web for xiphoid
The xiphoid appendix, which is cartilaginous, is attached to the extremity of a long process of the last bone of the sternum.Artistic Anatomy of Animals|douard Cuyer
The xiphoid cartilage is extraordinarily elongated into thin strips, which reach the pelvis and return.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia|Frank Evers Beddard
Two little girls were united from the xiphoid cartilage to the umbilicus.Curiosities of Medical Experience|J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen
It is usually accompanied with painful sensations near the xiphoid cartilage or behind the sternum, or sometimes in the pharynx.