- 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) [sterno- + costal] pertaining to 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 — adjective Etymology: New Latin sternum + English o + costal Date: 1785 of, relating to, or situated between the sternum and ribs … New Collegiate 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
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