Suprasternal bones (episternal bones) are found on or just above the posterior margin of the manubrium. They are anomalous structures which may be single or paired, small or large, fused or free; they vary considerably in shape and may articulate with the manubrium or with one another.

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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