Sternum in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Sternum

a bone located down the center of a human’s chest that is attached to the rib cage

Examples of Sternum in a sentence

Since Andy wasn’t wearing a seatbelt during the car accident, his sternum was fractured from being thrown against the steering wheel.  🔊

To conduct chest compressions for a CPR victim, place one hand over the other and continuously press down hard right below the victim’s sternum.  🔊

Nurse Mitchell realized that her patient’s ribs were broken after noticing the bruised sternum.  🔊

With his stethoscope, the doctor placed the chest piece near my sternum to listen to the sounds of my heart.  🔊

An autopsy revealed that the baby suffered from blunt force trauma to the chest due to his cracked sternum.  🔊

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