Midsternal line

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Midsternal line
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Thoracic cage
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Surface lines of the front of the thorax and abdomen. (Midsternal line not labeled, but is visible at center, running vertically.)
Identifiers
Gray's p.1309
Anatomical terminology

On the front of the thorax, one of the most important vertical lines is the midsternal line, the middle line of the sternum.

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

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.