sternal plane n.
A plane along the front surface of the sternum.
- Sternal puncture
sternal puncture n. Removal of bone marrow from the manubrium of the sternum with a needle.
noun 1. George Miller, 1838–1915, U.S. bacteriologist and medical researcher. 2. Josef von [joh-zuh f,, -suh f] /ˈdʒoʊ zəf,, -səf/ (Show IPA), von Sternberg, Josef. noun 1. See von Sternberg Sternberg Stern·berg, George Miller. 1838-1915. American army physician who was U.S. surgeon general (1893-1902) and organized (1900) the Yellow Fever Commission.
- Sternberg-reed cell
Sternberg-Reed cell Stern·berg-Reed cell (stûrn’bûrg’-, shtěrn’běrk’-) n. See Reed-Sternberg cell.
noun 1. a cannon mounted at or near the stern of a sailing ship, facing aft. stern-chaser noun 1. a gun mounted at the stern of a vessel for firing aft at a pursuing vessel