parasternal


parasternal
Alongside the sternum.

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para·ster·nal -'stər-nəl adj adjacent to the sternum
para·ster·nal·ly adv

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adj.
situated close to the sternum. The parasternal line is an imaginary vertical line parallel to and midway between the lateral margin of the sternum and the vertical line through the nipple.

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para·ster·nal (par″ə-sturґnəl) beside the sternum.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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