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Xiphoid process - Wikipedia


The xiphoid process /ˈzaɪfɔɪd/, or xiphisternum or metasternum, is a small cartilaginous process (extension) of the lower (inferior) part of the sternum, ... the tip of the xipho...

Xiphoid Process of Sternum - InnerBody


The xiphoid process is the smallest and most inferior region of the sternum, or breastbone. At birth, it is a thin, roughly triangular region of cartilage that slowly ...

Sternum Area, Anatomy & Pictures | Body Maps - Healthline


The xiphoid process is the bottom tip of the sternum. Rib pairs one through seven are called "true ribs" because they connect directly to the sternum with costal ...

Xiphoid Process - Pain, Swelling, Removal and Pictures - HxBenefit


Jul 11, 2013 ... It also has a sharp tip resembling that of a sword. The part of the sternum located just above the Xiphoid Process is known as the manubrium.

Protruding Sternum or Breastbone? - General Questions - Thinner ...


It can happen in pregnancy - the rib cage widens and the xyphoid process (the loser tip of the sternum) is pushed outward but generally returns ...

Sternum Pain ( Breast Bone Pain ) - Causes and Treatment


May 20, 2011 ... Sternum or Breast Bone The organs in the thoracic cavity comprise of ... pointed cartilaginous process at the inferior portion of the sternum.

Sternal Swelling, Mass and Lumps Over the Breastbone ...


It is an elongated flat bone made up of three parts – manubrium (uppermost part), body of the sternum (longest part in the middle) and the xiphoid process (short ...

Sternum (Manubrium, Body, Xiphoid Process) Location and ...


The xiphoid process is the bottom part of the sternum. It is thin and elongated and varies somewhat in shape sometimes having a pointed tip while at other times ...

Sternum or Breastbone - Kidport


The human skeleton is a collection of bones that provide a framework for the body. ... the manubrium, the body of sternum or gladiolus, and the xiphoid process.