Relating to the ribs and the transverse processes of the vertebrae articulating with them. SYN: transversocostal.

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cos·to·trans·verse .käs-tə-tran(t)s-'vərs, -tō-, -tranz-, -'tran(t)s-., -'tranz-. adj relating to or connecting a rib and the transverse process of a vertebra <a \costotransverse joint>

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cos·to·trans·verse (kos″to-trans-vərsґ) lying between the ribs and transverse processes of the vertebrae.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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