sternebra

noun
ster·​ne·​bra | \ ˈstər-nə-brə How to pronounce sternebra (audio) \
plural sternebrae\ -​ˌbrē How to pronounce sternebra (audio) , -​ˌbrī How to pronounce sternebra (audio) \

Medical Definition of sternebra

: any of the four segments into which the body of the sternum is divided in childhood and which fuse to form the gladiolus

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“Sternebra.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sternebra. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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