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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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The BSGs, including cartilage support at the anterior and inferior part (figure 1), were placed at the bottom of the manubrium mallei and the annulus as an underlay graft.
The length and width of the fulcrum, the distance between both ends of the manubrium, and the total length of the trophi were measured for ten individuals of S.
In the MASH group, the malleus was gently retracted to the head of the stapes to maintain a favorable vertical position and the PORP was interposed between the stapes capitulum and malleus manubrium.
The bidentate neurosetae have 4 rows of small spines on the manubrium.
Manubrium dorsally with 4+4 erect, stiff, smooth setae; 2+2 similar setae present on base of dens.
The Vertical Alignment of the Head (VAH) was defined as the angle formed between the vertical straight line and the straight line segment made by the glabella and the upper edge of the manubrium.
The two skeletons were colonized by termites known as Nasutitermes corriger (Motschulsky, 1855), which left signs of osteophagic activity on the jaw bones, vertebrae of all segments, including sacral (Figure 2), scapulae, proximal humeral epiphysis, iliac (auricular surface), symphysis pubis and manubrium of the sternum.
The ligaments of the pericardium are often attached to the mandibles and parotid fascia cranially, and to the first rib or manubrium caudally" Al Qasemi added.
2 There is occasional, associated deformities of soft tissue structures derived from the lower branchial arches seen in these patients, there may be cleavage of the neck and manubrium sterni.
They looked at samples from 10 sites on each subject: the external auditory canal, forehead, occiput, retroauricular crease, back, manubrium, antecubital fossa, inguinal crease, volar forearm, and nares.
Contrary to what this study reports, some authors have found little correlation between height and airway length, (7,13,15) arguing that this measure correlates between with external topographic measurements such as the distance from the corner of the mouth to the sternal manubrium, (7) the distance from the upper incisors to the sternum, (16) the distance from the cricoid cartilage to the xiphoid process, the sternal length, the length of the phalanges, the length of the ulna, and length of the foot, (13) among others.