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.

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ster·no·ver·te·bral (stur″no-vurґtə-brəl) pertaining to the sternum and vertebrae.

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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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