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costochondral

[ kŏs′tō-kŏndrəl ]
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adj.

Relating to the ribs and their cartilages.

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How to use costochondral in a sentence

  • In some instances they were found where a histologic examination of the costochondral junctions showed nothing abnormal.

    Scurvy Past and Present|Alfred Fabian Hess
  • This is an enlargement or swelling of the costochondral junctions of the ribs, especially of the lower true ribs.

    Scurvy Past and Present|Alfred Fabian Hess
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