Skeletal system - sternum, Biology

STERNUM -

It is long, naroow, flat vertical bone in the middle of the front wall of the chest. 15 cms long.

It is dagger shaped having manubrium body & xiphoid process.

FUNCTIONS -

1.         It forms protective thoracic basket. Helpful in respiration 

 

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