xiphoid cartilage

xiphoid cartilage
мечевидный отросток

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  • xiphoid cartilage — n XIPHOID PROCESS * * * see xiphoid process * * * processus xiphoideus …   Medical dictionary

  • xiphoid cartilage — noun : xiphoid process 1 * * * xiphoid cartilage or xiphoid process, the cartilaginous lower end of the sternum in man …   Useful english dictionary

  • xiphoid cartilage — xiphoid process …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • xiphoid process — xiphoid cartilage the lowermost section of the breastbone (see sternum): a flat pointed cartilage that gradually ossifies until it is completely replaced by bone, a process not completed until after middle age. It does not articulate with any… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Xiphoid process — A pointed cartilage attached to the lower end of the breastbone or sternum, the smallest and lowest division of the sternum. Cartilaginous early in life, it may become ossified (bony) in adults. It is sometimes simply called the xiphoid. Also… …   Medical dictionary

  • xiphoid process — [ zɪfɔɪd] (also xiphoid cartilage) noun Anatomy the cartilaginous section at the lower end of the sternum, not attached to any ribs. Origin C18: from Gk xiphoeidēs, from xiphos sword …   English new terms dictionary

  • Отросток Мечевидный (Xiphoid Process, Xiphoid Cartilage, Xiphisternum) — дистальная часть грудины: хрящевой мечевидный отросток окостеневает между 6 и 20 годами жизни; после 30 лет он прирастает к грудине. Мечевидный отросток не соединяется с ребрами. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • Cartilage — Firm, rubbery tissue that cushions bones at joints. A more flexible kind of cartilage connects muscles with bones and makes up other parts of the body, such as the larynx and the outside parts of the ears. * * * A connective tissue characterized… …   Medical dictionary

  • Xiphoid process — Infobox Bone Name = Xiphoid process Latin = processus xiphoideus GraySubject = 27 GrayPage = 121 Caption = Lateral border of sternum. (Xiphoid process labeled at bottom.) Caption2 = Posterior surface of sternum. System = MeshName = Xiphoid+Bone… …   Wikipedia

  • xiphoid process — Xiphisternum Xiph i*ster num, n.; pl. {Xiphisterna}. [NL., fr. Gr. xi fos a sword + sternum.] (Anat.) (a) The posterior segment, or extremity, of the sternum; sometimes called {metasternum}, {ensiform cartilage}, {ensiform process}, or {xiphoid… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • xiphoid — xiph·oid || zɪfɔɪd n. of or related to cartilage at lower end of sternum or breastbone (Anatomy) adj. resembling a sword (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

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