Sternebra Ster"ne*bra, n.; pl. {Sternebr[ae]}. [NL., fr. sternum + -bra of vertebra.] (Anat.) One of the segments of the sternum. -- {Ster"ne*bral}, a. [1913 Webster]

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  • mesosternebra — ‖ mesosternebra Anat. (mɛsəʊˈstɜːnɪbrə) Also anglicized sterneber. [mod.L., f. Gr. µέσο ς middle + sternebra: see sternebra.] Any of the sternebræ which intervene between the manubrium of the sternum and the ensiform appendage. Hence… …   Useful english dictionary

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