intercostal

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Between the ribs of an animal or person
Something that is between the ribs of an animal
The intercostal muscles
Hull reinforcing inserted between frames or bulkheads of a boat
Between the ribs of a boat
{s} located between the ribs (Anatomy)
Between the ribs; pertaining to, or produced by, the parts between the ribs; as, intercostal respiration, in which the chest is alternately enlarged and contracted by the intercostal muscles
{i} muscle or organ located between the ribs (Anatomy)
muscles between the ribs; they contract during inspiration located or occurring between the ribs; "intercostal muscles
intercostal artery
several arteries and supplying the intercostal spaces of the rib cage
intercostal neuralgia
(Medicine) neuralgia of the intercostal nerves
intercostal vein
several veins draining the intercostal spaces of the rib cage
ıntercostal
{a} placed between the ribs
intercostally
between the ribs (Anatomy)
intercostal

    Hyphenation

    in·ter·cos·tal

    Pronunciation

    Etymology

    [ "in-t&r-'käs-t&a ] (adjective.) 1597. New Latin intercostalis, from Latin inter- + costa rib; more at COAST.

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