The bone of breast the sternum
- the level bone tissue that articulates with the clavicles as well as the very first seven pairs of ribs
- The bone tissue associated with breast; the sternum.
"sternum," Old English breostban; see breast (n.) + bone tissue (n.).
An animal’s sternum
(letter.) The bone of the breast; the sternum.
The trunk is relatively small, with few slender ribs and a keeled breastbone (sternum).