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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.
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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]
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ma•nu•bri•um(məˈnu bri əm, -ˈnyu-)
n., pl. -bri•a (-bri ə)
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]
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L.n. manubrium, estructura en forma de mano.
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