Freund anomaly

Freund a·nom·a·ly

(froynd),
a narrowing of the upper aperture of the thorax by shortening of the first rib and its cartilage; formerly believed to predispose to tuberculosis because of defective expansion of the lung apex.

Freund a·nom·a·ly

(froynd ă-nom'ă'lē)
A narrowing of the upper aperture of the thorax by shortening of the first rib and its cartilage; formerly believed to predispose to tuberculosis because of defective expansion of the lung apex.

Freund,

Wilhelm A., German gynecologist, 1833-1918.
Freund anomaly - a narrowing of the upper aperture of the thorax by shortening of the first rib and its cartilage.
Freund operation - (1) total abdominal hysterectomy for uterine cancer; - (2) chondrotomy to relieve Freund anomaly.