A handlelike process or part; esp., the anterior segment of the sternum, or presternum, and the handlelike process of the malleus.
The cranial part of the sternum that articulates with the first two pairs of ribs and the clavicles. image
Lt. Manus a hand, i.e. a handle or hilt of a sword.
(L. mandibulum, handle). The bone of the upper or superior part of the sternum.
Latin = handle; adjective - manubrial.
The manubrium (from Latin manubrÄum, "a handle") or manubrium sterni is the broad, upper part of the sternum. With a quadrangular shape, wider superiorly and narrower inferiorly, it articulates with the clavicles and the first two ribs.