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The breastbone. The sternum articulates with the ribs 1 through 7 on either side of the chest. The flat bone that articulates with the clavicles and the first seven pairs of ribs.The breastbone.

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Poisoned by antibiotics...can anyone help?

... falling asleep for no reason) numb hands upon waking, insomnia, cardiospasm, gastrointestinal disturbance, 'waves' of chest stomach pain, chest/sternum pain, severe panic attacks and palpitations. I would wake in the middle of the night with an odd and very frightening 'wave' in my chest. I ...

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by Lesley998
Wed Oct 21, 2009 9:56 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Poisoned by antibiotics...can anyone help?
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Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... (meaning anything dairy, soy lecithin and soy protein, corn syrup, cornstarch, etc.) Well, my daughter's pain in her stomach, just below her sternum, has subsided and only comes about on rare occasions. Her stomach distention has come down some but not all the way. What I discovered, though, ...

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by Jennuan
Sun Nov 23, 2008 6:44 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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Stomach bloating and weight gain

... (can give you tips on digestive enzymes and probiotics that might be helpful) My daughter has pain in her upper stomach, just under her sternum. Her upper stomach protrudes about two to three inches past her chest (she's 7). Her gut (belly button area) protrudes another inch out from ...

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by Jennuan
Sun Sep 28, 2008 5:50 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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Frog Skeleton Help

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by jemokn
Mon Sep 15, 2008 1:58 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Frog Skeleton Help
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I think Victor is correct. Just think of snakes' body: they have ribs (almost) along their body length, but have no sternum at all. The advantage is that snakes can flexibly roll and constrict ;)

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by Dr.Stein
Wed Sep 06, 2006 4:22 am
Forum: Physiology
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