Xiphoid Process – Development and Function

Xiphoid Process

The scientific term “xiphoid” was derived from the Greek word “Xiphos (straight sword),”. This is what best describes the extension’s thin and pointed shape. Metasternum usually ranges in size and is generally considered to be the lowest and tiniest part of the breastbone. The ensiform cartilage may undergo several morphological (structural) variations. Most of these […]

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