The central narrow bone in the front of the chest, connecting the collar-bone and the top ribs.
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Breastbone Sentence Examples
The technique in children over one year of age is the same as in adults, except that the amount of force used is less than that used with adults in order to avoid damaging the child's ribs, breastbone, and internal organs.
The fists are placed against the middle of the breastbone, and the motion of the chest thrust is in and downward, rather than upward.
Interesting notes about this halterkini include the fact that the brown and white floral print is contained to the bust and neck area, while the rest of the top, underneath the breastbone and waist, remains a solid block of color.
Instead, the top portion of the tankini is outfitted in a sunny, striped collage of light blue, orange and grey, while the bottom portion of the tankini (the part that sits just under the breastbone) is encased in a deep mid-tone pink.
Your rectus abdominis runs down your torso between your breastbone and hips, accounting for the "six pack" muscles.