Xiphisternal joint


Xiphisternal joint

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Latin = symphysis xiphosternalis
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Caption = Posterior surface of sternum.


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The xiphisternal joint (or xiphisternal synchondrosis) is a location near the bottom of the sternum, where the following two parts of the sternum meet:
* body of the sternum
* xiphoid process

It is in line with the T9 vertebrae.

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