sternocostal

[stur-noh-kos-tl, -kaw-stl]
adjective Anatomy, Zoology.
of, pertaining to, or situated between the sternum and ribs.

Origin:
1775–85; sterno- + costal

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sternocostal ster·no·cos·tal (stûr'nō-kŏs'təl)
adj.
Of or relating to both the sternum and the ribs.

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On physical examination, left sided sternocostal tenderness to palpation was noted.
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