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English adjective: intercostal

1. intercostal located or occurring between the ribs

SamplesIntercostal muscles.

Domain categoryanatomy, general anatomy

English noun: intercostal

1. intercostal (body) muscles between the ribs; they contract during inspiration

Synonymsintercostal muscle, musculus intercostalis

Broader (hypernym)skeletal muscle, striated muscle

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