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costosternal in Medicine


  1. Relating to the ribs and the sternum.
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Historical Examples

  • From the ventral trunk of the thoracic artery a variable number of small vessels arises to supply the costosternal articulations.

    Thoracic and Coracoid Arteries In Two Families of Birds, Columbidae and Hirundinidae

    Marion Anne Jenkinson