Sternotracheal | definition of sternotracheal by Medical dictionary
Relating to the sternum and the trachea.
sternotracheal (stĕr″nō-trā′kē-ăl) [″ + tracheia, trachea]
Concerning the sternum and trachea.
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11) The recurrent nerves of this bird were torn when the adhered sternotracheal
muscles were being dissected from the abnormal tracheal cartilages.