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intercostal

 [in″ter-kos´tal]
between two ribs.

in·ter·cos·tal

(in'tĕr-kos'tăl),
Between the ribs.
[inter- + L. costa, rib]

intercostal

/in·ter·cos·tal/ (-kos´t'l) between two ribs.

intercostal

(ĭn′tər-kŏs′təl)
adj.
Located or occurring between the ribs.
n.
A space, muscle, or part situated between the ribs.

intercostal

[-kos′təl]
Etymology: L, inter + costa, rib
pertaining to the space between two ribs.

in·ter·cos·tal

(in'tĕr-kos'tăl)
Between the ribs.
[inter- + L. costa, rib]

intercostal

Lying between adjacent ribs, as in the case of the respiratory INTERCOSTAL MUSCLES and the intercostal arteries, veins and nerves.

intercostal

between two ribs.
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From its origin, it follows a descending and oblique path toward the anterior at the level of the medial axillary line, extending to the sixth intercostal space where anastomose with the intercostal arteries of the sixth intercostal space, generating an intermediate longitudinal vascular axis for this vessel in the same manner as observed in the right side.
Therefore, in order to decrease the post-thoracotomy pain, intraoperative protection of intercostal nerves should be taken into consideration.
A chest CT scan demonstrated herniation of lung tissue through the anterior third intercostal space.
The subclavian arteries extended sideways, and gave rise to the sternoclavicular artery, thoracic artery, axillary artery, intercostal artery, and the major coracoid artery.
In 2 cadavers, it is observed that the lateral cutaneous branch of 2nd and 3rd intercostal nerves (1st and 2nd intercostobrachial nerves) were seen originating as two branches (upper and lower) and piercing the second and third intercostal spaces anterior to midaxillary plane.
th] intercostal nerve during supracostal access to the upper pole.
Permaloc electrodes were implanted with a 16-gauge needle (Synapse Biomedical, Inc) in the diaphragm, abdominal, and upper-thorax intercostal muscles (two bilateral pairs in each muscle group) [20].
Miniapproach, after polypositional roentgenoscopy, was performed through 1st intercostal space according to our method in 3 cases, on 5th--in 7 cases, on 6th--in 14 cases, and on 7th intercostal space in 6 cases.
Chest injury requiring the insertion of intercostal drains is a commonly used procedure in emergency centres.
35 tons of short ribs, chuck ribs, rib finger intercostal and flanks have been issued inspection-cleared permits.
1] is misplaced by 1 intercostal space, the morphology of the QRS complex may be altered and ventricular tachycardia could be misinterpreted as supraventricular tachycardia.