a city in the Russian Federation in Europe, W of the Southern Urals.
an industrial city in W Russia, in the Bashkir Republic. Pop: 268 000 (2005 est)
adjective, sterner, sternest. 1. firm, strict, or uncompromising: stern discipline. 2. hard, harsh, or severe: a stern reprimand. 3. rigorous or austere; of an unpleasantly serious character: stern times. 4. grim or forbidding in aspect: a stern face. noun 1. the after part of a vessel (often opposed to stem). 2. the back or rear […]
adjective 1. of or relating to the sternum. sternal ster·nal (stûr’nəl) adj. Of, relating to, or occurring near the sternum.
- Sternal angle
sternal angle n. The angle between the upper part of the sternum and the body of the sternum.
sternalgia ster·nal·gi·a (stər-nāl’jē-ə, -jə) n. Pain in the sternum or in the sternal region. Also called sternodynia.