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 ?
A 2009 literature review (54) compared the stability and complications of bone distraction and the costochondral graft.
On local examination, there was a bulge in the right lower parasternal area, corresponding to the right 9th costochondral junction.
Samarium-cobalt magnets embedded in unilateral blocks of acrylic were used to stimulate growth following an autogenous costochondral graft (59).
The importance of routinely sampling specific anatomic sites, such as the larynx with its vocal cords cut transversely, costochondral junction, thymus, adrenal glands, kidneys, lungs, and particular regions of the central nervous system, for the purpose of obtaining vital information is too often overlooked.
Leads were placed as follows: on the 6th intercostal space on the right (negative electrode) and left (positive electrode) sides of the thorax at the level of the costochondral junction (X axis); on the manubrium (negative electrode) and xiphoid process area (positive electrode) (Y axis); and above the spinous process of 7th thoracic vertebrae (negative electrode) and the ventral opposite aspect (positive electrode) (Z axis).
Approximately 75% of chest wall chondrosarcomas arise from the costochondral junction of the ribs and sternum.
Dual-energy subtraction chest radiography can be helpful in distinguishing calcified densities, such as bone islands, costochondral osteophytes (Figure 2), and healing rib fractures from lung nodules, and can more readily identify calcification within SPNs, obviating the need for CT characterization.
Nutritional rickets is associated with decreased absorption of calcium and phosphate and secondary hyperparathyroidism leading to decreased bone mineralization and changes are more predominately observed radiologically in area of rapid bone growth including epiphyses of long bone and costochondral junctions and clinically may present with skeletal deformities and short stature.
Thoracostomy tube was inserted into the plural cavity ventro cranially at 7th intercostal space at the level of costochondral junction.
Indeed, costochondral rigidity and flexion deformity of the thoracic spine could have modified the cuff pressure in an unexpected way.
Also, the probe placement in a lying state in the space between sternum and costochondral junction is best opportunity to evaluate cardiac cavities because in this position heart Placement in near and more contact with the chest that this finding is compatible with reports of other researchers [5,11,12,17].
normal structures (prominent rib or costochondral junction, particularly in thin patients), an illusive mass (created by improper examination by pinching of the tissues), and nodularity.