parasternal line


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Related to parasternal line: Anterior Axillary Line

par·a·ster·nal line

[TA]
a vertical line equidistant from the sternal and midclavicular lines.

parasternal line

The line midway between the midclavicular line and the ipsilateral border of the sternum.
See also: line
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M-Mode images were obtained at the level of the tips of mitral valve cusps at the parasternal line.
For the anterior chest, the authors considered the second LIS along the parasternal lines, the fourth LIS along the midclavicular, the anterior axillary, and the midaxillary lines.