Definition of Xiphoid process

1. Noun. Smallest of the three parts of the breastbone; articulates with the corpus sternum and the seventh rib.

Generic synonyms: Bone, Os
Group relationships: Breastbone, Sternum



Definition of Xiphoid process

1. Noun. (anatomy) The cartilaginous extension of the lower sternum; the xiphisternum. ¹

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Medical Definition of Xiphoid process

1. Composed of cartilage at the inferior aspect of the sternal body. (27 Sep 1997)

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