sternalis

noun
ster·​na·​lis | \ stər-ˈnā-ləs How to pronounce sternalis (audio) \
plural sternales\ -​(ˌ)lēz How to pronounce sternalis (audio) \

Medical Definition of sternalis

: a muscle that sometimes occurs on the surface of the pectoralis major at its sternal end and that has its fibers running parallel to the sternum and perpendicular to the pectoralis major

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sternal angle

sternalis

Sternberg cell

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“Sternalis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sternalis. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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