Medical Definition of Angulus sterni

1. The angle between the manubrium and the body of the sternum at the manubriosternal junction. Marks the level of the second costal cartilage (rib) for counting ribs or intercostal spaces. Denotes level of aortic arch, bifurcation of trachea, and T4/T5 intervertebral disc. Synonym: angulus sterni, Louis' angle, Ludwig's angle, manubriosternal junction. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Angulus Sterni

angulus frontalis ossis parietalis
angulus inferior scapulae
angulus infrasternalis
angulus iridis
angulus iridocornealis
angulus lateralis scapulae
angulus mandibulae
angulus mastoideus ossis parietalis
angulus occipitalis ossis parietalis
angulus oculi lateralis
angulus oculi medialis
angulus oculi nasalis
angulus oculi temporalis
angulus sphenoidalis ossis parietalis
angulus sterni (current term)
angulus superior scapulae
angust
angustate
angustation
angustifoliate
angustifolious
angustimurate
angustiseptate
angwantibo
angwantibos
anhaline
anhaphia
anharmonic

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