Xiphoid Process

Author: Dr Peter de Souza
Last modified: 13 December 2020

Xiphoid Process

The highlighted structure is the xiphoid process of the sternum.

The sternum consists of three parts:

  1. Manubrium of the sternum
  2. Body of sternum
  3. Xiphoid process

The xiphoid process is the most inferior part of the sternum and is the smallest part.

Learn more about the sternum in this tutorial!