Xiphoid-process Definition

noun
The smallest and lowest of the three divisions of the human sternum, which is cartilaginous in early life but usually ossifies by adulthood.
American Heritage Medicine

(anatomy) The cartilaginous extension of the lower sternum; the xiphisternum.

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Singular:
xiphoid-process
Plural:
xiphoid-processes

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