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sternovertebral

Pronunciation: ster'no-ver'te-bral

Definition: 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.

Synonym(s): vertebrosternal

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