Skip to Content
Medical Term:


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

© Copyright 2017 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.