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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.