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What is The medical term that would best describe the position of the umbilicus relative to the sternum is?
The point on the bottom of the sternum is called the xiphoid process. Lower portion of sternum is called xiphoid process or metasternum. The point on the bottom …of the sternum is called the xiphoid process.
The medical term for the sternum is just that, the sternum! In layperson terms it is often called the breastbone. The sternum is split up into 3 parts, the manubrium (top par…t), body (middle part) and xiphoid process (bottom part). The bony dip at the bottom of your neck represents the beginning of the sternum and is called the jugular notch. Moving the fingers down, you will feel another raised part of the bone, this is called the Angle of Louis. The breast bone sternum
superior and/or lateral
Depends what you mean be 'below'. Inside the chest, just behind the sternum is "retrosternal" Just lower than the sternum at the bottom of the breastbone is "epigastric"
The lower end of the sternum is the xiphoid process, so you might call it "subxiphoid," but I've never heard that term.
Sternotomy Sternotomy (stern = sternum [breastbone] + tomy = cut + y = procedure) is an incision into or through the sternum. This procedure provides access to the heart and l…ungs for surgical procedures such as heart transplants, correction of congenital heart defects or coronary artery bypass surgery.
Omphalectomy or umbilectomy.
Subumbilical Subumbilical Your privates.
Retrosternal means behind the sternum.
Endosternal (endo = within + stern = breastbone + al = pertaining to) is an adjective that needs a noun. One example would be the endosternal suspensor muscles. Endosternum… (noun form) applies to part of the exoskeleton of bees and other insects. One pair of the bee's wings is named the endosternal wing.
The sternum is superior to the umbilicus.
Sternocostal or costosternal means pertaining to the sternum and ribs.