asternal

adjective

aster·​nal (ˈ)ā-ˈstərn-ᵊl How to pronounce asternal (audio)
: not sternal:
a
: unattached to the sternum
the floating ribs are asternal
b
: having no sternum

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“Asternal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/asternal. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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