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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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