intercostal membranes

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in·ter·cos·tal mem·branes

the membranous portion of the intercostal muscle layers between ribs.

in·ter·cos·tal mem·branes

(in'tĕr-kos'tăl mem'brānz) [TA]
The membranous layers between ribs.
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I got an elbow from a big Samoan which depressed my sternum and took out my intercostal ligaments," he said.

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