Translation of breastbone in Spanish:

breastbone

esternón, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈbrɛs(t)ˌboʊn//ˈbrɛs(t)bəʊn/

noun

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    Anatomy
    esternón masculine
    • Things sometimes seem to stick behind the breastbone.
    • All the blood cells are formed in the marrow of the flat bones such as the skull, breastbone and pelvis.
    • The surgeon then cuts the breastbone down the middle and opens the rib cage to expose the heart.
    • The spine may be curved, and the breastbone may protrude or look caved in.
    • It is usually felt as a pain behind the breastbone.
    • In addition to fever, headache and unwellness there is sore throat, pain behind the breastbone, and deafness.
    • The pain starts behind the breastbone and moves up to the neck and throat.
    • A bandage was wrapped around her chest, and a large bloodstain showed where her collarbone joined her breastbone.
    • It consists of pain and tenderness in and around the cartilage that connects your ribs to your breastbone (sternum).
    • The other part attaches on your breastbone and upper six ribs and is used in downward and forward arm movements.
    • With the casualty lying on a firm surface, push the breastbone down towards the back.
    • Place your hand on your abdomen just below your breastbone and take a deep breath.
    • The heart is a hollow, muscular organ that lies in the center of the chest under the breastbone.
    • Hiatus hernia can cause pain and discomfort behind the breastbone (sternum).
    • These all affect centrally located cartilage joints of the spine and breastbone.
    • To get to your heart the surgeon makes an incision down the middle of your chest and separates your breastbone.
    • He could feel his heart beating against his breastbone as he cracked his fingers in a gesture of impatience.
    • This causes a burning sensation behind your breastbone or a burning sensation that starts in your stomach and seems to rise up.
    • Place the heel of hand on the middle half of their breastbone, and the heel of the other hand on top of the first.
    • This burning pain in the upper abdomen and under the breastbone may be accompanied by nausea and an acid or sour taste in your mouth.
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    Cooking
    hueso de la pechuga masculine
    quilla feminine