suprasternal notch

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suprasternal notch

[¦sü·prə′stərn·əl ′näch]
(anatomy)
Jugular notch of the sternum.
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On the frame of the thorax, the superior inferior axis was defined by the line connecting the jugular notch and the xiphoid, and the medial-lateral axis was the normal vector to the surface defined by the jugular notch, the xiphoid, and C7.
Both the distance between this site and the middle of the jugular notch and the length of the clavicle were measured manually.
In our subjects, the mean distance from the jugular notch where the plexus travelled beneath the clavicle was 99[+ or -]12 mm, which was more lateral than the midpoint of the clavicle (mean length 166[+ or -] 1.