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vertebrochondral rib

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noun ver·te·bro·chon·dral rib \ˌvər-tə-brō-ˌkän-drəl-\

Medical Definition of vertebrochondral rib

  1. :  any of the three false ribs that are located above the floating ribs and that are attached to each other by costal cartilages




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