Midsternal line

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

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

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

See also


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