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Definition of Xiphoid process

Xiphoid process: The lower part of the breastbone. The xiphoid process has no particular function and ranges in size from miniscule to several inches in length.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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