sternocostal

adjective ster·no·cos·tal \ ˌstər-nō-ˈkä-stᵊl \
Updated on: 28 Feb 2018

Definition of sternocostal

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

Origin and Etymology of sternocostal

New Latin sternum + English -o- + costal


Medical Dictionary

sternocostal

adjective ster·no·cos·tal \ ˌstər-nō-ˈkäs-tᵊl \

medical Definition of sternocostal

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

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