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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.]
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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
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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.
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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
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Translations

ma·nu·bri·um

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

n manubrio
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