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breastbone

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noun breast·bone \ˈbres(t)-ˌbōn\

Simple Definition of breastbone

  • : a flat, narrow bone in the middle of the chest to which the ribs are connected

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of breastbone

  1. :  sternum

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of breastbone

before 12th century


BREASTBONE Defined for Kids

breastbone

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noun breast·bone \ˈbrest-ˈbōn\

Definition of breastbone for Students

  1. :  a flat narrow bone in the middle of the chest to which the ribs are connected




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breastbone

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noun breast·bone \ˈbres(t)-ˈbōn, -ˌbōn\

Medical Definition of breastbone




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