Sternum bone anatomy

this image shows the anatomy of the sternum bone from posterior view displaying the different features and parts of it
it is the bone that form the anterior boundary of the thoracic cage
it is attaches to the ribs by the costal cartilages

1. manubrium part of the sternum
2. body part of the sternum
3. xiphoid process of the sternum
4. sites of attachment of the first 7 ribs on both sides
5. site f attachment of sterno-hyoid muscle
6. site of attachment of sterno-thyroid muscle

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