Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

sternocostal

[stur-noh-kos-tl, -kaw-stl]
See more synonyms for sternocostal on Thesaurus.com
adjective Anatomy, Zoology.
  1. of, relating to, or situated between the sternum and ribs.
Show More

Origin of sternocostal

First recorded in 1775–85; sterno- + costal
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

sternocostal in Medicine

sternocostal

(stûr′nō-kŏstəl)
adj.
  1. Of or relating to both the sternum and the ribs.
Show More
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.