suprasternal notch

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suprasternal notch

[¦sü·prə′stərn·əl ′näch]
(anatomy)
Jugular notch of the sternum.
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The frame of the thorax was defined by 3 points, the jugular notch, xiphoid and C7.
guianensis the hypoglossal foramen generally meets between the crest of the basioccipital and the paraoccipital process, more precisely in the jugular notch as it occurs in other species of marine Delphinidae, for example, Grampus griseus (Cuvier, 1812) (Yamagiwa et al., 1999) and Tursiops truncatus (Montagu, 1821) (Rommel, 1990).
Begin at the top of the manubrium at the jugular notch and palpate inferiorly until the angle of Louis is felt.