Episternum



[ep-uh-stur-nuh m] /ˌɛp əˈstɜr nəm/

noun, plural episterna
[ep-uh-stur-nuh] /ˌɛp əˈstɜr nə/ (Show IPA)
1.
Anatomy. .
2.
Entomology. the anterior portion of a pleuron.
/ˌɛpɪˈstɜːnəm/
noun (pl) -na (-nə)
1.
the manubrium of the sternum in mammals
2.
another name for interclavicle

episternum ep·i·ster·num (ěp’ĭ-stûr’nəm)
n.
The broad upper segment of the sternum occasionally fused with the body of the sternum and forming the sternal angle. Also called manubrium, presternum.

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