costal groove


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cos·tal groove

[TA]
a groove in the lower inner border of the rib, lodging the intercostal vessels and nerve.
Synonym(s): sulcus costae [TA], subcostal groove
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costal groove

A furrow along the lower internal border of a rib; the intercostal vessels and nerve run in this groove.
See also: groove
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