Flashcards in sternum: morphology Deck (8):
What vertebral levels correspond to the position of the manubrium sterni?
What separates the manubrium sterni and corpus sterni?
the manubriosternal symphysis
What vertebral levels correspond to the position of the corpus sterni?
How many sternabrae for the corpus sterni?
What articular sites for the costal cartilage of ribs will be identified on the corpus sterni?
costal notches II-VII
What feature of the corpus sterni is present in 4-7% of the population?
a sternal foramen
What causes the appearance of the sternal foramen?
failure of the ossification centers of the sternum to fuse together normally