poststernal

sternal

[stur-nl]
adjective
of or pertaining to the sternum.

Origin:
1750–60; < Neo-Latin sternālis. See sternum, -al1

poststernal, adjective
substernal, adjective
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sternal ster·nal (stûr'nəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or occurring near the sternum.

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