Manubria
Manubrium Ma*nu"bri*um, n.; pl. L. {Manubria}, E. {Manubriums}. [L., handle, fr. manus hand.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Anat.) A handlelike process or part; esp., the anterior segment of the sternum, or presternum, and the handlelike process of the malleus. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) The proboscis of a jellyfish; -- called also {hypostoma}. See Illust. of {Hydromedusa}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • manubria — ma·nu·bria (mə nooґbre ə) [L.] plural of manubrium …   Medical dictionary

  • manubria — n. part which resembles a handle, presternum (Anatomy, Zoology); upper part of the sternum (Anatomy); long process of the malleus (Anatomy); handle (Archaic) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Рукоятка (Manubrium, Множ. Manubria) — 1. Верхний отдел грудины (см. Грудина). Соединяется с ключицами и первыми реберными хрящами; вторые реберные хрящи соединяются с грудиной между ее рукояткой и телом, объединяя их. 2. Напоминающая рукоятку часть молоточка (косточки внутреннего… …   Медицинские термины

  • hypostoma — Manubrium Ma*nu bri*um, n.; pl. L. {Manubria}, E. {Manubriums}. [L., handle, fr. manus hand.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Anat.) A handlelike process or part; esp., the anterior segment of the sternum, or presternum, and the handlelike process of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Manubrium — Ma*nu bri*um, n.; pl. L. {Manubria}, E. {Manubriums}. [L., handle, fr. manus hand.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Anat.) A handlelike process or part; esp., the anterior segment of the sternum, or presternum, and the handlelike process of the malleus. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Manubriums — Manubrium Ma*nu bri*um, n.; pl. L. {Manubria}, E. {Manubriums}. [L., handle, fr. manus hand.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Anat.) A handlelike process or part; esp., the anterior segment of the sternum, or presternum, and the handlelike process of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • manubrium — noun (plural manubria; also briums) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, handle, from manus Date: 1705 an anatomical process or part shaped like a handle: as a. the uppermost segment of the sternum of humans and many other mammals b. the process… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cardate mastax — (ROTIFERA) In the genus Lindia, a sucking type of mastax characterized by forked manubria with the sucking action produced by the unci …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • fulcrate mastax — (ROTIFERA) A mastax with an elongate fulcrum, having a pair of leaf like manubria attached anteriorly …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • malleus — n.; pl. malli [L. malleus, hammer] (ROTIFERA) Unci and manubria of the mastax, collectively …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”