Definition of ensiform cartilage. Meaning of ensiform cartilage. Synonyms of ensiform cartilage

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Definition of ensiform cartilage

ensiform cartilage
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.
Ensiform cartilage
Ensiform En"si*form, a. [L. ensis sword + -form: cf. F. ensiforme.] Having the form of a sword blade; sword-shaped; as, an ensiform leaf. Ensiform cartilage, & Ensiform process. (Anat.) See Xiphisternum.

Meaning of ensiform cartilage from wikipedia

- It may also be referred to as the ensiform process. Both the Gr**** derived xiphoid and its Latin equivalent ensiform mean 'swordlike'. The xiphoid process...
- of the sternum, where the seventh or last true ribs join it, the ensiform cartilage begins, and above this there is often a depression known as the pit...
- repulsiveness" and "apparently perfect in every respect, except that from the ensiform cartilage to the umbilicus they are united together." Another medical journal...
- enneastyle, enneasyllabic, enneode ens- sword Latin ensis ensiferous, ensiform eo-, eos- dawn, east Gr**** Ἠώς, Ἕως (Ēṓs, Héōs) Eocene, eohippus, Eosentomon...
- inebriation, inebriety, sober, sobriety ensis ens- sword ensiferous, ensiform equus equ- horse equestrian, equine eruca eruc- caterpillar eruciform exterus...
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