xiphoidal

xiphoidal

(zɪˈfɔɪdəl)
adj
(Anatomy) anatomy shaped like a sword
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The Philips respiratory bellow was placed around the patient at the level of the xiphoidal tip.
Another volleyball study (Stamm et al., 2005) on 13-16 players showed that psychophysiological tests such as perception tests, reaction times to visual stimuli, and anticipatory reflection of reality, as well as anthropometric variables such as weight, height, xiphoidal height, and suprasternal height, explained between 38% and 98% of real volleyball performances.