Breastbane

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Sternum
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Poseetion o sternum in human (shawn in reid).
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Posterior surface o sternum.
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Identifiers
Laitin Sternum
TA A02.3.03.001
FMA 7485
Anatomical terms o bane

The sternum (frae Greek στέρνον, sternon, "chest"; plural "sternums" or "sterna") or breastbane is a lang flat bany plate shaped lik a caipital "T" locatit anteriorly tae the hert in the centre o the thorax (chest).