sternal line


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Related to sternal line: parasternal line, sternal line of pleural reflection, vertebral line of pleural reflection

ster·nal line

[TA]
a vertical line corresponding to the lateral margin of the sternum.
Synonym(s): linea sternalis [TA]

ster·nal line

(stĕr'năl līn) [TA]
A vertical line corresponding to the lateral margin of the sternum.
Synonym(s): linea sternalis [TA] .

sternal line

An imaginary vertical midline passing through the sternum.
See also: line