sternocostal


ster·no·cos·tal

adjective \ˌstər-nō-ˈkäs-təl\

Definition of STERNOCOSTAL

:  of, relating to, or situated between the sternum and ribs

Origin of STERNOCOSTAL

New Latin sternum + English -o- + costal
First Known Use: 1785

ster·no·cos·tal

adjective \ˌstər-nō-ˈkäs-təl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of STERNOCOSTAL

: of, relating to, or situated between the sternum and ribs <sternocostal articulations>

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