Midsternal line

Midsternal line
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Thoracic cage
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Surface lines of the anterior thorax. The midsternal line is visible at the center, running vertically.
Anatomical terminology

The Midsternal line is used to describe a part of the surface anatomy of the anterior thorax. The midsternal line runs vertical down the middle of the sternum.

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

See also

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