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General Anatomy > Muscles; Muscular system > Muscles of thorax > Diaphragm > Sternal part of diaphragm



The sternal part arises by two fleshy slips from the back of the xiphoid process;

This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from


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