breastbone

Pronunciation:(brest-bone)

Definition: The long flat bone that forms the center front of the chest wall. The breastbone is attached to the collarbone and the first seven ribs. Also called sternum.Cancer.govPatient

esternónHueso largo y plano en el centro de la parte delantera del pecho. El esternón está unido a la clavícula y a las siete primeras costillas.Cancer.govPatient2007-05-11