manubrium

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manubrium

[mə′nü·brē·əm]
(anatomy)
The triangular cephalic portion of the sternum in humans and certain other mammals.
The median anterior portion of the sternum in birds.
The process of the malleus.
(botany)
A cylindrical cell that projects inward from the middle of each shield composing the antheridium in stoneworts.
(invertebrate zoology)
The elevation bearing the mouth in hydrozoan polyps.
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5) This condition may be differentiated radiographically from osteoarthritis by preservation of the joint space and lack of manubrial involvement.
Manubrial plate with 3-5 chaetae and 1 or 2 pseudopores.
Manubrial plate with 3 inner setae and 3 outer setae, and 2 pseudopores.
Chaetotaxy of manubrial field variable: 4 chaetae present in ma-row, 2-3 chaetae in mm-row and 6-7 chaetae in mp-row (Figs.
The genus is characterized by the shape of the postantennal organ with numerous (11-20), compound vesicles, antennal III sense organ with 5 papillae and 2 ribbed sensory clubs, the presence of the chaeta d0 on head and chaeta p0 on abdominal tergum IV, abdominal tergum VI with 1 medial chaeta, tibiotarsal distal whorl with 9 chaetae, furcal area with 2+2 chaeta in 1 row (Weiner 1996; Pomorski 1998) and usually 2 manubrial rows mm and mp, chaetae from the ma row displaced on the level of dental microchaetae, male ventral organ usually present and anal spines absent.