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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Out of the two SH, the medial fleshy head arose from the anterolateral surface of the manubrium sterni, while the lateral tendinous head was arising from the sternum close to sternoclavicular joint, and both fused with each other near its attachment to the mastoid process.
Imaging studies identified serial rib fractures on the right side: a right-sided scapular fracture and a fracture of the manubrium sterni.
I gradually changed the angle between the syringe and patient's sternum from 0 to 90 degrees, the needle being introduced behind the manubrium sterni, but without contact with its posterior surface.