substernal


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substernal

/sub·ster·nal/ (sub-ster´n'l) below the sternum.

substernal

[-stur′nəl]
Etymology: L, sub + Gk, sternon, chest
pertaining to the area beneath the sternum.

substernal

 [sub-ster´nal]
below the sternum; called also infrasternal.

substernal

behind the sternum.

sub·ster·nal

(sŭb-ster'năl),
1. Deep to the sternum.
2. Synonym(s): infrasternal
References in periodicals archive ?
The morning after surgery, the patient denied abdominal complaints, but reported a sore throat and substernal chest pain; palpation did not reproduce this pain, but did elicit crepitus at the neck.
She was taken to the emergency department (ED), where she reported substernal chest pain radiating into her left neck, dyspnea, nausea, and an episode of vomiting.
Although having radiating chest pain to a region besides substernal or left precordium or presence of preinfarction angina did not differ between groups, in agreement to the previous studies, the patients who used ambulance defined more severe chest pain (6, 7).