Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In anatomy, of or pertaining to a manubrium; having the character of a manubrium; resembling a handle: as, the manubrial part of the sternum.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Anat.) Of or pertaining to a manubrium; shaped like a manubrium; handlelike.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of, or pertaining to, the manubrium.
  • adjective Shaped like a handle.

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Examples

  • He read about the construction and habits of the owl: "In the tawny, or brown, owl there is a manubrial process; the furcula, far from being joined to the keel of the sternum, consists of two stylets, which do not even meet; while the posterior margin of the sternum presents two pairs of projections, with corresponding fissures between."

    The Country House

  • He read about the construction and habits of the owl: "In the tawny, or brown, owl there is a manubrial process; the furcula, far from being joined to the keel of the sternum, consists of two stylets, which do not even meet; while the posterior margin of the sternum presents two pairs of projections, with corresponding fissures between."

    Complete Project Gutenberg John Galsworthy Works

  • The outline of the manubrial process also varies, being wedge-shaped in the Bankiva, and rounded in the Spanish breed.

    The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Vol. I.

  • Photodilus seem not to have been investigated, but it has been found to want the tarsal loop, as well as the manubrial process, while its clavicles are not joined in a furcula, nor do they meet the keel, and the posterior margin of the sternum has processes and fissures like the tawny section. "

    The Country House

  • Photodilus seem not to have been investigated, but it has been found to want the tarsal loop, as well as the manubrial process, while its clavicles are not joined in a furcula, nor do they meet the keel, and the posterior margin of the sternum has processes and fissures like the tawny section. "

    Complete Project Gutenberg John Galsworthy Works

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