from The Century Dictionary.

  • In anatomy, of the nature of the xiphisternum, or last sterneber of the sternum; pertaining to the xiphisternum; ensiform or xiphoid, as a cartilage or bone of the breast-bone.
  • In Chelonia, xiphiplastral. See cuts under Chelonia and plastron.

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

  • adjective of, or relating to the xiphisternum


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