Xiphisternal joint

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Xiphisternal joint
Posterior surface of sternum.
Latin symphysis xiphosternalis
Dorlands/Elsevier s_32/12776926

The xiphisternal joint (or xiphisternal synchondrosis) is a location near the bottom of the sternum, where the following two parts of the sternum meet:

It is in line with the T9 vertebrae.

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