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Flashcards in OSTEOLOGY OF THE ANTERIOR THORAX - sternum Deck (7):
1

What vertebral levels correspond to the position of the manubrium sterni?

T3-T4

2

What separates the manubrium sterni and corpus sterni?

the manubriosternal symphysis

3

What vertebral levels correspond to the position of the corpus sterni?

T5-T9

4

How many sternabrae form the corpus sterni?

4 sternabrae

5

What surface feature on the corpus sterni identifies the location of the synchondroses?

transverse lines

6

What articular sites for the costal cartilage of ribs will be identified on the corpus sterni?

costal notches II-VII

7

What feature of the corpus sterni is present in 4-7% of the population?

a sternal foramen