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costochondral

costochondral in Medicine

costochondral cos·to·chon·dral (kŏs'tō-kŏn'drəl)
adj.
Relating to the ribs and their cartilages.

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  • In some instances they were found where a histologic examination of the costochondral junctions showed nothing abnormal.

    Scurvy Past and Present Alfred Fabian Hess
  • This is an enlargement or swelling of the costochondral junctions of the ribs, especially of the lower true ribs.

    Scurvy Past and Present Alfred Fabian Hess

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