Midsternal line

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Midsternal line
Illu thoracic cage.jpg
Thoracic cage
Surface lines of the front of the thorax and abdomen. (Midsternal line not labeled, but is visible at center, running horizontally.)
Gray's subject #284 1309
Dorlands/Elsevier l_10/12495357

On the front of the thorax, one of the most important vertical lines is the midsternal line, the middle line of the sternum.

It can be interpreted as a component of the median plane.

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