Translation of sternum in Spanish:

sternum

esternón, n.

Pronunciation /ˈstərnəm//ˈstəːnəm/

noun

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    esternón masculine
    • Bleeding was noted when the patient was returned to the operating room for repair of the sternum.
    • If it divides higher than usual, it may incline to the left rising in front of the trachea above the sternum.
    • The sternum is then divided allowing the ribs to rotate to the side a few centimeters.
    • He suffered severe cuts and bruises and a cracked sternum.
    • Brown missed time with a bruised sternum at the end of the season.
    • The second woman had dislocated her collarbone from her sternum, which rapidly began to swell.
    • In addition, the rib cage attaches the sternum in front to the vertebral column behind.
    • Surgical closure of the sternum is often accomplished with stainless steel wires, but other techniques are being investigated.
    • In great detail the differences are laid out between the male and female skull, spine, clavicle, sternum, coccyx, and pelvis.
    • The pedestrian suffered a fractured sternum and wrists but is now recovering at home.
    • Lastly, place your hands on your chest, between your sternum and your collarbones.
    • Imagine a straight line running from your chin to your sternum to your pubic bone.
    • Now this pretty young woman bears a scar more commonly seen in old men, a neat red line cut by surgeons from her collarbone down her sternum.
    • The 22-mm bullet remains lodged in his sternum.
    • In the supine position, the arm should be supported on a pillow to raise it above the level of the heart, which is situated about halfway between the bed and the sternum.
    • This is the spot where the bar will enter the chest cavity and rest under the sternum providing support to the reconfigured chest wall.
    • The wires holding the sternum together are permanent, but the stitches closing the wound will gradually dissolve.
    • The artery may obliquely cross the lower part of the trachea above the level of the sternum.
    • A roll is placed under the patient's shoulders to elevate and level his or her sternum.
    • Figuring I'd give people fair warning before I started bruising sternums, I cleared my throat.