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How Do You Spell STERNUM?

Correct spelling for the English word "sternum" is [stˈɜːnəm], [stˈɜːnəm], [s_t_ˈɜː_n_ə_m]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

Common Misspellings for STERNUM

Below is the list of 40 misspellings for the word "sternum".

Similar spelling words for STERNUM

Plural form of STERNUM is STERNA OR STERNUMS

Definition of STERNUM

  1. A plate of cartilage, or a series of bony or cartilaginous plates or segments, in the median line of the pectoral skeleton of most vertebrates above fishes; the breastbone.

Anagrams of STERNUM

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Usage Examples for STERNUM

  1. Lastly, Westring states that in Omaloplia brunnea the rasp is placed on the pro- sternum, and the scraper on the meta- sternum, the parts thus occupying the under surface of the body, instead of the upper surface as in the Longicorns. - "The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Vol. I (1st edition)" by Charles Darwin
  2. A single bone, the sternum, is situated at the aspect opposite; the ribs bound the thorax on its sides. - "Artistic Anatomy of Animals" by Édouard Cuyer
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