costosternoplasty

costosternoplasty

 [kos″to-ster´no-plas″te]
surgical repair of funnel chest, a segment of rib being used to support the sternum.
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cos·to·ster·no·plas·ty

(kos'tō-ster'nō-plas'tē),
Operation to correct a malformation of the anterior chest wall.
[costo- + G. sternon, chest, + plastos, formed]
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costosternoplasty

(kŏs′tō-stûr′nə-plăs′tē)
n.
Surgical correction of a malformation of the anterior chest wall.
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cos·to·ster·no·plas·ty

(kos'tō-stĕr'nō-plas-tē)
Surgery to correct a malformation of the anterior chest wall.
[costo- + G. sternon, chest, + plastos, formed]
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