costochondral

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costochondral

 [kos″to-kon´dral]
pertaining to a rib and its cartilage.

cos·to·chon·dral

(kos'tō-kon'drăl),
Relating to the costal cartilages.
Synonym(s): chondrocostal

costochondral

/cos·to·chon·dral/ (kos″to-kon´dril) pertaining to a rib and its cartilage.

costochondral

[kos′təkon′drəl]
Etymology: L, costa + Gk, chondros, cartilage
pertaining to a rib and its cartilage.

cos·to·chon·dral

(kos'tō-kon'drăl)
Relating to the costal cartilages.
Synonym(s): chondrocostal.

costochondral

Pertaining to a rib and its cartilage.

costochondral

pertaining to a rib and its cartilage.

enlarged costochondral joints
visible in thin animals, palpable in fat ones; symptomatic of rickets; called also rachitic rosary.
References in periodicals archive ?
It took origin from the second costal cartilage to the manubrium of sternum and the second costochondral joint, afterwards became a tendinous structure and divided into two on the coracoid process.
Costochondral joints were enlarged and readily palpable.
15) This protocol utilized consisted of HVLA manipulation to the zygapophyseal joints of the thoracic spine, costotransverse, and costochondral joints, acupuncture, ischemic compression, cross-fibre friction massage, and cryotherapy.