costal cartilage definition

  • noun:
    • cartilage joining a rib with he sternum. See Illust. of Thorax.
    • the cartilages that link the sternum while the finishes of this ribs; its elasticity allows the chest to maneuver in respiration
    • cartilage joining a rib with he sternum. See Illust. of Thorax.
    • the cartilages that link the sternum together with stops of ribs; its elasticity allows the chest to maneuver in respiration
  • adjective:
    • See Cartilage, and Illust. of Thorax.
    • See Cartilage, and Illust. of Thorax.

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