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Definition of Sternebrae

Sternebrae
Sternebra Ster"ne*bra, n.; pl. Sternebr[ae]. [NL., fr. sternum + -bra of vertebra.] (Anat.) One of the segments of the sternum. -- Ster"ne*bral, a.

Meaning of Sternebrae from wikipedia

- The body of the sternum is formed by the fusion of four segments called sternebrae. In 2.5–13.5% of the po****tion, a foramen known as sternal foramen may...
- vertebral column, sternum, and ribs. The sternum consists of multiple sternebrae, which fuse to form one cartilagenous m****, attached to the 8 "true" pairs...
- structures: Descending superficial pectoral: originates on the first sternebrae and inserts on the greater tubercle of the humerus. It both adducts the...
- absent and the sternum consists of a series of heavy, paired, plate-like sternebrae. In adults, the joints between the radius and ulna prevent any movements...
- contrasting with the later ribs that are thin, long, and curved. The number of sternebrae is not determinable because of the transversely flattened state of the...
- exposed, making determining if Ericiolacerta had evolved the segmented sternebrae seen in some Gorgonopsians difficult. This synapomorphy has been linked...