Definition of manubrial in US English:

manubrial

adjective

Anatomy Zoology
  • See manubrium

    • ‘In other cases, the union of the two halves occurs in the manubrial region but fails distally.’
    • ‘On physical examination, the patient was a healthy-appearing boy with an ill-defined swelling at the manubrial portion of his sternum.’
    • ‘Note the absence of the manubrial, sternal, and costal portions of pectoralis major in the illustrations on the right and left sides of this figure (the illustration of the individual in the center has a congenital absence of the penis).’

Pronunciation

manubrial

/-brēəl/