sternebra

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sternebra

[′stər·nə·brə]
(vertebrate zoology)
A segment of the sternum in vertebrates.
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In rat fetuses, at one day before birth, the incomplete ossification may range from 1-7% for sternebrae 1-4 and 6, and up to 35% for sternebra 5 (Fritz & Hess, 1970).
The sternebrae and last three vertebrae were clearly visible (Fig.
5) and of the anomalies, the most common one was "butterfly" sternebrae [Fig.