vertebrochondral rib


ver·​te·​bro·​chon·​dral rib ˌvər-tə-brō-ˌkän-drəl- How to pronounce vertebrochondral rib (audio)
: 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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 May. 2023.

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