Xiphisternum Definition

zifəstʉrnəm
xiphisterna
noun
The cartilaginous process at the lowermost end of the sternum.
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Other Word Forms of Xiphisternum

Noun

Singular:
xiphisternum
Plural:
xiphisterna

Origin of Xiphisternum

  • Ancient Greek ξίφος (xiphos, “sword") + English -i- (in place of the etymologically consistent -o-) + English sternum

    From Wiktionary

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