Definition of Manubrium. Meaning of Manubrium. Synonyms of Manubrium

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Definition of Manubrium

Manubrium
Manubrium Ma*nu"bri*um, n.; pl. L. Manubria, E. Manubriums. [L., handle, fr. manus hand.] 1. (Anat.) A handlelike process or part; esp., the anterior segment of the sternum, or presternum, and the handlelike process of the malleus. 2. (Zo["o]l.) The proboscis of a jellyfish; -- called also hypostoma. See Illust. of Hydromedusa.

Meaning of Manubrium from wikipedia

- largest and longest flat bones of the body. Its three regions are the manubrium, the body, and the xiphoid process. The word "sternum" originates from...
- It is given the name sternocleidomastoid because it originates at the manubrium of the sternum (sterno-) and the clavicle (cleido-) and has an insertion...
- on the counting of sternum (which may alternatively be included as the manubrium, body of sternum, and the xiphoid process). It is composed of 300 bones...
- above the manubrium of the sternum. The suprasternal notch is a visible dip in between the neck, between the clavicles, and above the manubrium of the sternum...
- sternoclavicular joint or sternoclavicular articulation is the joint between the manubrium of the sternum and the clavicle bone. It is structurally classed as a...
- junction) is the synarthrotic joint formed by the articulation of the manubrium and the body of the sternum. The sternal angle is a palpable clinical...
- as synarthroses. first sternocostal joint (where first rib meets the manubrium of the sternum) petro-occipital synchondrosis epiphyseal plates apophyses...
- freely. At its rounded medial end (sternal end), it articulates with the manubrium of the sternum (breastbone) at the sternoclavicular joint. At its flattened...
- the middle ear, the tensor tympani and the stapedius. This pulls the manubrium of the malleus inwards and tightens it. This tightening prevents the vibrations...
- lie in this main body structure, or manubrium. When food is taken in through the mouth, it enters the manubrium. The food is then distributed through...