sternoschisis ster·nos·chi·sis (stər-nŏs’kĭ-sĭs)
Congenital cleft of the sternum.
- Sternothyroid muscle
sternothyroid muscle ster·no·thy·roid muscle (stûr’nō-thī’roid’) n. 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