\\“+\ adjective
Etymology: vertebro- + sternal
: of, relating to, or extending between the vertebrae and the sternum

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  • vertebrosternal — SYN: sternovertebral. * * * ver·te·bro·ster·nal (vur″tə bro sturґnəl) pertaining to the vertebrae and the sternum …   Medical dictionary

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  • sternovertebral — Relating to the sternum and the vertebrae; denoting the true ribs, or the seven upper ribs on either side, which articulate with the vertebrae and with the sternum. SYN: vertebrosternal. * * * ster·no·ver·te·bral (stur″no vurґtə… …   Medical dictionary

  • costae verae — [TA] true ribs: the upper seven ribs on either side (costa I to costa VII), which are connected to the sides of the sternum by their costal cartilages. Called also sternal ribs and vertebrosternal ribs …   Medical dictionary

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