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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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The first pair of ribs and the second pair of ribs connect to thoracic vertebra [T.sub.1]-[T.sub.2], manubrium sterni, and sternum; the function of the ribs is like a rod, so when the thoracic vertebrae [T.sub.1]-[T.sub.2] segment move in the sagittal plane, it will drive the displacement of manubrium sterni and sternum and result in a further collapse of the thorax.
The chin to manubrium sterni distance was measured as 5 cm, occiput to wall distance as 9 cm, chest expansion as 2 cm, hand to floor distance as 5 cm, dorsal Schober as 1 cm, and the modified lumbar Schober as 3 cm.
Thorax.--Imaging studies identified serial rib fractures on the right side: a right-sided scapular fracture and a fracture of the manubrium sterni. The lungs showed vast contusions on both sides (mainly in the left posterior and the right anterior regions) with hemopneumothorax on the right side and lacerations of the anterior right lung.
It originates from the upper part of the anterior surface of the manubrium sterni. The clavicular head is flattened and takes origin from the medial one third of the superior surface of the clavicle.
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.
Manubrium sterni stress fracture: an unusual complication of non-contact sport.