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presternum

[pree-stur-nuh m] /priˈstɜr nəm/
noun, plural presterna
[pree-stur-nuh] /priˈstɜr nə/ (Show IPA),
presternums.
1.
Anatomy, manubrium.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; < Neo-Latin; see pre-, sternum
Related forms
presternal, adjective
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presternum in Medicine

presternum pre·ster·num (prē-stûr'nəm)
n.
See episternum.

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