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)
: 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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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