sternothyroid muscle ster·no·thy·roid muscle (stûr’nō-thī’roid’)
A muscle with origin from the episternum and the first or second costal cartilage, with insertion into the thyroid cartilage, with nerve supply from the upper cervical nerve through the cervical ansa, and whose action depresses the larynx.
sternotomy ster·not·o·my (stər-nŏt’ə-mē) n. An incision into or through the sternum.
noun, Nautical. 1. an upright member rising from the after end of a keel; a rudderpost or propeller post. noun 1. (nautical) the main upright timber or structure at the stern of a vessel
plural noun, Nautical. 1. the after part of an open boat, occupied by the person in command or by passengers. stern sheets plural noun 1. (nautical) the part of an open boat near the stern
noun 1. a knee in a timber-framed vessel, reinforcing the angle between the keelson and the sternpost. noun 1. (nautical) a timber scarfed into or bolted to the sternpost and keelson at the stern of a wooden vessel Compare stemson