sternocostal
adjective Etymology: New Latin sternum + English -o- + costal Date: 1785 of, relating to, or situated between the sternum and ribs

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  • Sternocostal — Ster no*cos tal, a. [Sterno + costal.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the sternum and the ribs; as, the sternocostal cartilages. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sternocostal — Relating to the sternum and the ribs. [L. costa, rib] * * * ster·no·cos·tal .stər nō käs təl adj of, relating to, or situated between the sternum and ribs <sternocostal articulations> * * * ster·no·cos·tal (stur″no kosґtəl)… …   Medical dictionary

  • sternocostal — /sterr noh kos tl, kaw stl/, adj. Anat., Zool. of, pertaining to, or situated between the sternum and ribs. [1775 85; STERNO + COSTAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • sternocostal — adjective Of or pertaining to both the sternum and the ribs …   Wiktionary

  • sternocostal — adj. pertaining to the sternum and the ribs, of the breastbone and the ribs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sternocostal — ster·no·costal …   English syllables

  • sternocostal — |stərnə+ adjective Etymology: stern + costal : of, relating to, or situated between the sternum and ribs * * * /sterr noh kos tl, kaw stl/, adj. Anat., Zool. of, pertaining to, or situated between the sternum and ribs. [1775 85; STERNO + COSTAL] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sternocostal joints — Sternocostal and interchondral articulations. Anterior view. Latin articulationes sternocostales Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • sternocostal ligament interarticular — sternocostal ligament, intra articular ligamentum sternocostale intraarticulare …   Medical dictionary

  • Sternocostal surface — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = facies sternocostalis cordis, facies anterior cordis GraySubject = 138 GrayPage = 528 Caption = Sternocostal surface of heart. Caption2 = Heart seen from above. System = Precursor = MeshName = MeshNumber =… …   Wikipedia

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