The ventral part of any one of the somites of an arthropod.
The bony part of the anterior (towards the front) chest.
the long, flat bone located at the center of the chest
The bone that is present on the mid ventral surface of the chest.
The longitudinal midline plate of bone that articulates with the clavicles and cartilages of the first seven ribs, forming the middle portion of the anterior chest wall of the thorax. image
Greek sternon = chest or breast; adjective, sternal.
Sclerite that forms part of the ventral surface of the thorax and abdomen, except for the mesothorax where the mesopleura are thought to meet at the midline or discrimen. [drawing
The bone at the front of the chest where the ribs meet. Bone marrow is sometimes taken from the sternum during a bone marrow harvest.
Bone in chest separated during open heart surgery.
the entire ventral division of any body segment. Specifically and in general usage, the sternum is the underside of the insect thorax, between the coxal cavities. View image
the ventral surface of the peraeon and pleon, between the coxae and epimeral plates
the flat bone that articulates with the clavicles and the first seven pairs of ribs
sternon, breast or chest).
The ventral surface of an insect body. Sclerite of this surface are termed sternites. In Lepidoptera the ventral surface of the thorax is severely compressed and envaginated and so the sternites are virtually invisible
the large bone underlying the breast
The bone in the centre of the chest to which the ribs are attached.
The breast bone; further divided into three segments. manubrium: upperportion, proximal end; sternum: main portion; xiphoid: the dagger-like tip of the sternum, distal end.
The ventral division of a body segment, which may be subdivided into sternites; usually only refers to the segments of the abdomen/metasoma and to the prothorax. The sterna of the meso thorax and metathorax are considered to be invaginated within the thorax.
the lowest point where the ribs meet at the front of the body.
the breast bone area between the two breasts.
Long, flat bone situated along the frontal midline of the chest, joining with the ribs on each side and with the collarbone above.
(G. sternon, the chest). The breast bone consisting of the manubrium, body, and xiphoid process.
Anatomic name for the breast bone, the long flat bone in the upper middle of the front of the chest. See the entire definition of Sternum
mid-ventral plate-like surface of body, situated between coxae of appendages.
Gr. Sternon the male breast, a sword shaped bone in the chest composed of several fused segements, forming the central anterior wall of the thorax and having the costal cartilages of the upper 10 ribs articulating at its sides and the clavicles at its upper end. It consists of of the manubrium, body and xiphoid process.
breastbone, which can be deformed as pectus carinatum or pectus excavatum. Back to the top
Center of the chest, sometimes (non-medically) referred to as the "breast bone". Point of attachment for some (though not all) ribs.
hard piece of integument covering the ventral side of the prosoma
The breast-bone. 201
Also referred to as the breast bone, this is the long flat bone in the middle of the chest.
Breastbone or keel.
breastbone. The front of the upper ribs are attached to the sternum.
A row of eight bones that form the floor of the chest.
The long, flat bone that forms the front of the chest cage.
Bone forming floor of chest.Breastbone.Keel
The breast plate.
The sternum (pl. "sterna") is the ventral portion of a segment of an arthropod thorax or abdomen.