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Definition of Xiphisterna

Xiphisternum Xiph"i*ster"num, n.; pl. Xiphisterna. [NL., fr. Gr. xi`fos a sword + sternum.] (Anat.) (a) The posterior segment, or extremity, of the sternum; -- sometimes called metasternum, ensiform cartilage, ensiform process, or xiphoid process. (b) The xiphiplastron. -- Xiph"i*ster"nala.

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