costovertebral

adjective

cos·​to·​ver·​te·​bral -(ˌ)vər-ˈtē-brəl also -ˈvərt-ə- How to pronounce costovertebral (audio)
: of or relating to a rib and its adjoining vertebra
costovertebral approach in an operation for herniated intervertebral disc
costovertebral pain

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“Costovertebral.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/costovertebral. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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