vertebrochondral rib

noun
ver·​te·​bro·​chon·​dral rib | \ ˌvər-tə-brō-ˌkän-drəl- How to pronounce vertebrochondral rib (audio) \

Medical Definition of vertebrochondral rib

: 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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“Vertebrochondral rib.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/vertebrochondral%20rib. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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