来自希腊语 sternon,胸腔，胸骨，来自 PIE*ster,展开，词源同 stratum,structure.
- sternum (n.)
- "breastbone," 1660s, from Greek sternon "chest, breast, breastbone" (in Homer, only of males), also "the breast as the seat of affections," related to stornynai "to spread out," from PIE *ster-no- "to stretch, extend," from root *stere-, *ster- "to spread," related to stornynai "to spread out" (see structure (n.)), on the notion of the chest as broad and flat, as opposed to the neck. Related: Sternal.
- 1. There is little available musculature to suture anterior to the sternum.
- 2. A bony process projecting from the scapula toward the sternum in mammals.
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- 3. Floating ribs are not connected with the sternum.
- 4. Need takes the examination such as sternum further.
- 5. The heart is posterior to the sternum.
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