Manubrium of Sternum

Manubrium of Sternum The highlighted structure is the manubrium of the sternum. The sternum consists of three parts Manubrium of the sternum Body of sternum Xiphoid process The manubrium of the sternum is the superior part of the sternum. The manubrium has the following features: Jugular notch (suprasternal notch) – you can palpate this notch yourself if you feel in the midline between the proximal ends of your clavicles. Articular site for clavicle Facet for attachment of first costal cartilage Demifacet for articulation with second costal cartilage Where the manubrium meets the body of the sternum, is a joint called …

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