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ma·nu·bri·um

 (mə-no͞o′brē-əm, -nyo͞o′-)
n. pl. ma·nu·bri·a (-brē-ə)
A body part or process shaped like a handle, especially:
a. The broad upper division of the sternum with which the clavicle and first two ribs articulate. Also called episternum, presternum.
b. The long tapering process of the malleus attached to the central portion of the eardrum.

[Latin, handle, from manus, hand; see man- in Indo-European roots.]

manubrium

(məˈnjuːbrɪəm)
n, pl -bria (-brɪə) or -briums
1. (Anatomy) anatomy any handle-shaped part, esp the upper part of the sternum
2. (Zoology) zoology the tubular mouth that hangs down from the centre of a coelenterate medusa such as a jellyfish
[C17: from New Latin, from Latin: handle, from manus hand]
maˈnubrial adj

ma•nu•bri•um

(məˈnu bri əm, -ˈnyu-)

n., pl. -bri•a (-bri ə)
-bri•ums.
a bone or segment resembling a handle, esp. the uppermost part of the mammalian sternum.
[1650–60; < New Latin, Latin: a handle, akin to manus hand]
ma•nu′bri•al, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.manubrium - the upper part of the breastbonemanubrium - the upper part of the breastbone  
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
breastbone, sternum - the flat bone that articulates with the clavicles and the first seven pairs of ribs
Translations

ma·nu·bri·um

L.n. manubrium, estructura en forma de mano.

manubrium

n manubrio
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5) However, this technique requires significant manipulation of the ossicles during de-epithelialization of the manubrium mallei.
Length of manubrium and dentes 540-600 and 650 [micro]m respectively (n = 2).
The superior aspect of the manubrium separates the extrathoracic and intrathoracic portions of the trachea.
Electrodes on the upper part of the PM were placed in the middle of the line that connects the acromion process and the manubrium (sternum) two fingers below the clavicle (Stirn et al.
Electromagnetic surface markers were adhered to the skin overlying the manubrium and the superior surface of the acromion and to a cuff at the distal humerus.
Identification: D II-VI (9-13), A II-IV 9-15, dorsal fin high and pointed, adipose fin present, pelvic fins with well developed axillary process, vertebrae 65-68, manubrium absent, with hook-shaped processes on the capitulum, anterior edge of hyomandibular round, only 19 to 26 gill rakers present on lower limb of first gill arch.
The mass was abutting the major mediastinal vessels, overlying the manubrium sterni and chest wall, and was associated with bilateral pleural effusion.
The chin to manubrium sterni distance was measured as 5 cm, occiput to wall distance as 9 cm, chest expansion as 2 cm, hand to floor distance as 5 cm, dorsal Schober as 1 cm, and the modified lumbar Schober as 3 cm.
Four patients had the addition of surgical wire fixation from the medial clavicle to the manubrium.
Among flat postcranial bones, the ilium was the best preserved, easily reaching statistical significance over scapula, manubrium of the sternum and ischium, and over pubis (Table 6).
Other bones that may indicate ethnicity include (1) the sternum, which may show an opening that is frequently mistaken for a healed entry wound from a bullet in the lower aspect of the manubrium (African) (Figures 1 [IV B] and 10); (2) the femur, which shows an anteriorly oriented bowing (African); (3) greater bone density than typical (African); (4) femora with greater than typical curvature (Asian); and (5) considerable torsion at the femoral neck (Asian).
Imaging studies identified serial rib fractures on the right side: a right-sided scapular fracture and a fracture of the manubrium sterni.