Sterno-
Sterno- Ster"no- A combining form used in anatomy to indicate connection with, or relation to, the sternum; as, sternocostal, sternoscapular. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • sterno- — ⇒STERNO , élém. de compos. Élém. représentant le subst. sternum, entrant dans la constr. d adj. et de subst. appartenant à la lang. méd., notamment en anat. A. ANAT. [Les mots constr. sont des adj. et des subst.; le 2e élém. est un adj.]: sterno… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Sterno — Canned Heat is a fuel made from denatured and jellied alcohol. It is designed to be burned directly from its can. Its primary use is in the food service industry for buffet heating. Other uses are for camp stoves and as an emergency heat source.… …   Wikipedia

  • sterno — elem. Stern1, torace . (din fr. stern/o/ , cf. lat. sternum, gr. sternon) Trimis de tavi, 13.09.2007. Sursa: MDN  STERNO Element prim de compunere savantă cu semnificaţia (referitor la) stern , sternal . [var. stern . / < fr. sterno , cf …   Dicționar Român

  • sternō- — *sternō , *sternōn, *sterna , *sternan germ., schwach Maskulinum (n): nhd. Stern ( Maskulinum) (1); ne. star; Rekontruktionsbasis: got., afries., as., ahd.; Hinweis: s. *sterrōn; Etymologie …   Germanisches Wörterbuch

  • Sterno — U.S. proprietary name for solidified alcohol used as fuel for cooking stoves, 1915, by S. Sternau & Co., New York, New York …   Etymology dictionary

  • Sterno — ☆ Sterno [stʉr′nō ] trademark for gelatinized methyl alcohol with nitrocellulose, sold in cans as a fuel for small stoves or chafing dishes …   English World dictionary

  • sterno- — [stʉr′nō, stʉr′nə] [< STERNUM] combining form sternum, sternum and [sternalgia]: also, before a vowel, stern …   English World dictionary

  • Sterno® — /stûrˈnō/ noun A form of flammable hydrocarbon jelly used as cooking fuel ORIGIN: Sternau, original US manufacturer …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sterno — El Sterno, que tiene como denominación genérica en inglés canned heat (es decir calor enlatado), es un combustible compuesto de etanol y alcohol gelatinoso. Fue creado en 1920 para que ardiera en la propia lata en la que venía envasado. Categoría …   Wikipedia Español

  • sterno — stèr·no s.m. 1a. CO TS anat. osso impari mediano, piatto e simmetrico, suddivisibile in tre segmenti, che forma la parte mediana della parete anteriore del torace e si articola sui due lati con le clavicole e con le prime sette coste 1b. TS zool …   Dizionario italiano

Share the article and excerpts

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