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costochondral

(kŏs′tō-kŏndrəl)
adj.
  1. Relating to the ribs and their cartilages.
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Historical Examples

  • 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