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costochondritis cos·to·chon·dri·tis (kŏs'tō-kŏn-drī'tĭs)
n.
The inflammation of the costal cartilages, that is characterized by pain of the anterior chest wall that may radiate.

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Costochondritis inflammation of cartilage in the ribs, causing chest pain.
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