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English definition of “xiphoid”

xiphoid

adjective uk   /ˈzɪf.ɔɪd/ us    // specialized
shaped like a sword (= a weapon used in the past with a long, sharp metal blade)Animal anatomy
relating to the xiphoid process (= a lower part of the long, flat bone in the centre of the chest)Substances and structures in the body
(Definition of xiphoid from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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