how to pronounce sternum


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the above transcription of sternum is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

sternum is pronounced in two syllables

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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


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

sternum frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sternum occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics sternum can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that sternum can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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