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Meaning of BREASTBONE

Pronunciation:  'brest`bown

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the flat bone that articulates with the clavicles and the first seven pairs of ribs
 

BREASTBONE is a 10 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: sternum
 
 See Also: axial skeleton, bone, chest, corpus sternum, gladiolus, manubrium, os, pectus, thorax, xiphoid process

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Breast"bone`\ (br[e^]st"b[=o]n`), n.
The bone of the breast; the sternum.

 

 

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