costovertebral

adjective
cos·​to·​ver·​te·​bral | \ -(ˌ)vər-ˈtē-brəl also -ˈvərt-ə- How to pronounce costovertebral (audio) \

Medical Definition of costovertebral

: of or relating to a rib and its adjoining vertebra costovertebral approach in an operation for herniated intervertebral disk costovertebral pain

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“Costovertebral.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/costovertebral. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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