how to pronounce sternum

/ˈstɜː.nəm/

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sternum is pronounced in two syllables

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stɜːnəm

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An example use of sternum in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… her sternum and rib cage L sadly passed …”

meanings of sternum

noun:

  1. The sclerotized plate of spiders, between the coxae, marking the floor of the cephalothorax.
  2. The breastbone.

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