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xiphoid process


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See xiphisternum.

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  • n. The cartilaginous extension of the lower sternum; the xiphisternum.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. smallest of the three parts of the breastbone; articulates with the corpus sternum and the seventh rib


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