Definition of Xiphoid. Meaning of Xiphoid. Synonyms of Xiphoid

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Definition of Xiphoid

Xiphoid
Xiphoid Xiph"oid (?; 277), a. [Gr. ? sword-shaped; xi`fos a sword + ? form, shape: cf. F. xiphoide.] (Anat.) (a) Like a sword; ensiform. (b) Of or pertaining to the xiphoid process; xiphoidian.

Meaning of Xiphoid from wikipedia

- The xiphoid process /ˈzaɪfɔɪd/, or xiphisternum or metasternum, is a small cartilaginous process (extension) of the inferior (lower) part of the sternum...
- bones of the body. Its three regions are the manubrium, the body, and the xiphoid process. The word "sternum" originates from the Ancient Gr**** στέρνον (stérnon)...
- nipples and the level of the xiphoid process. T6 – Intersection of the midclavicular line and the horizontal level of the xiphoid process. T7 – Intersection...
- the pubic symphysis, pubic crest and pubic tubercle inferiorly, to the xiphoid process and costal cartilages of ribs V to VII superiorly. The proximal...
- sternum, caused by inflammation of the junction between the sternum and xiphoid process. Signs and symptoms of Xiphodynia include: Cardiac chest pain Abdominal...
- iliac crest and thoracolumbar fascia. Inserts into the conjoint tendon, xiphoid process, linea alba and the pubic crest. The rectus abdominis muscles are...
- may alternatively be included as the manubrium, body of sternum, and the xiphoid process). It is composed of 300 bones at birth, but later decreases to...
- humans and other vertebrates. In humans, the linea alba runs from the xiphoid process to the pubic symphysis down the midline of the abdomen. The name...
- surface of the body of the sternum, from the posterior surface of the xiphoid process, and from the sternal ends of the costal cartilages of the lower...
- thoracic spinal nerve 9 (T9) p****es out underneath it. The xiphisternum (or xiphoid process of the sternum) is at the same level in the axial plane. The tenth...