costosternoplasty

[kŏs′tō-stûrnə-plăs′tē]

n.

Surgical correction of a malformation of the anterior chest wall.

Nearby words

  1. costoclavicular ligament,
  2. costocoracoid,
  3. costogenic,
  4. costoscapular,
  5. costosternal,
  6. costotome,
  7. costotomy,
  8. costotransverse,
  9. costotransverse ligament,
  10. costotransversectomy


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