Breastbone



the sternum.
Historical Examples

The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia Frank Evers Beddard
Soldiers Three, Part II. Rudyard Kipling
The Easiest Way in Housekeeping and Cooking Helen Campbell
The Devil’s Asteroid Manly Wade Wellman
The Nigger Of The “Narcissus” Joseph Conrad
Housekeeping in Old Virginia Marion Cabell Tyree
…After a Few Words… Gordon Randall Garrett
Ulysses James Joyce
Dressed Game and Poultry la Mode Harriet A. de Salis
Physiology Ernest G. Martin

noun
the nontechnical name for sternum
n.
breastbone
(brěst’bōn’)
See sternum.

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