xiphoid process(redirected from Xiphoid bone)
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The smallest and lowest of the three divisions of the human sternum, which is cartilaginous in early life but usually ossifies by adulthood. Also called xiphisternum, xiphoid.
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|Noun||1.||xiphoid process - smallest of the three parts of the breastbone; articulates with the corpus sternum and the seventh rib|
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n. apéndice xifoide, formación cartilaginosa que se une al cuerpo del esternón.
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