The cranial most segment of the sternum. Located ventrally with a quadrangular shape, wider superiorly and narrower inferiorly, it articulates with the clavicles and the first two ribs[MP,WP]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manubrium MP:0012668 ]

Synonyms: manubrium sterni sternal rostrum sternum rostrum manubrium of sternum sternal manubrium

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim

comment

May be cartilage in some species.

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/23/Gray116.png

has broad synonym

manubrium

id

UBERON:0002205