Sternum Area, Anatomy & Pictures | Body Maps - 3rd piece sternum/ breast bone
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The sternum or breastbone is a long flat bone located in the central part of the chest. It connects The sternum consists of three main parts, listed from the top: . in the manubrium and first piece of the body, during the sixth month of fetal life;. (Breast Bone). The sternum (Figs. to ) is an elongated, flattened bone, forming the middle portion of the anterior wall of the thorax. At the junction of the third and fourth pieces of the body is occasionally seen an orifice, the sternal.