flammable hydrocarbon jelly packaged in a small can for use as a portable heat source for cooking.
a combining form representing sternum, in compound words:
sterno- or stern-
sternoclavicular ster·no·cla·vic·u·lar (stûr’nō-klə-vĭk’yə-lər) adj. Of, relating to, or connecting the sternum and clavicle.
- Sternoclavicular angle
sternoclavicular angle n. The angle formed by the junction of the clavicle with the sternum.
- Sternocleidomastoid muscle
sternocleidomastoid muscle n. A muscle with origin from the anterior surface of the episternum and from the sternal end of the clavicle, with insertion into the mastoid process and the superior nuchal line, with nerve supply from the accessory nerve, and whose action turns the head obliquely to the opposite side and flexes the neck […]
- Sternocleidomastoid vein
sternocleidomastoid vein n. A vein that arises in the sternocleidomastoid muscle and drains into the internal jugular vein.