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asternal

 [a-ster´nal]
1. not joined to the sternum.
2. pertaining to asternia.
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a·ster·nal

(ā-ster'năl),
1. Not related to or connected with the sternum, for example, asternal rib.
2. Without a sternum.
[G. a- priv. + sternon, chest]
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asternal

(ā-stûr′nəl)
adj.
1. Not connected to the sternum.
2. Lacking a sternum.
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a·ster·nal

(ā-stĕr'năl)
1. Not related to or connected with the sternum, e.g., a sternal rib.
2. Without a sternum.
[G. a- priv. + sternon, chest]
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