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Related to intercostal: intercostal nerve, Intercostal neuralgia, intercostal retractions

in·ter·cos·tal

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

[New Latin intercostālis : inter- + Latin costa, rib; see kost- in Indo-European roots.]

intercostal

(ˌɪntəˈkɒstəl)
adj
(Anatomy) anatomy between the ribs: intercostal muscles.
[C16: via New Latin from Latin inter- + costa rib]

in•ter•cos•tal

(ˌɪn tərˈkɒs tl, -ˈkɔ stl)

adj.
1. situated between the ribs.
n.
2. an intercostal muscle or part.
[1590–1600; < New Latin intercostālis. See inter-, costal]
in`ter•cos′tal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.intercostal - muscles between the ribsintercostal - muscles between the ribs; they contract during inspiration
skeletal muscle, striated muscle - a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes
Adj.1.intercostal - located or occurring between the ribs; "intercostal muscles"
anatomy, general anatomy - the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
Translations

intercostal

[ˌɪntəˈkɒstl] ADJintercostal

intercostal

[ˌɪntəˈkɒstl] adj (Anat) → intercostale

in·ter·cos·tal

a. intercostal, entre dos costillas;
___ membranesmembranas ___ -es;
___ nervesnervios ___ -es;
___ spaceespacio ___.

intercostal

adj intercostal
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However, with a diagnosis of only a side strain - Anderson confirmed the injury is "not an intercostal (muscle)" and added it "didn't look too serious" when assessed yesterday morning - he hopes to be good to go for the fifth Test beginning on August 20.
But with a diagnosis of only a side strain - Anderson confirmed the injury is not an intercostal muscle and added that it "didn't look too serious" when assessed yesterday - he hopes to be good to go for the fifth Test beginning on August 20.
8,9] Damage to, or irritation of, the intercostal nerves has been suggested as a cause of this increased pain.
Some sutures were removed, and a pedicled intercostal muscle flap was prepared to cover the defect completely.
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The main muscles of inspiration are the diaphragm, external intercostal muscles, and accessory muscles of the shoulder and the upper back.
Casey withdrew from the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational in Akron after just six holes of his opening round with a pulled intercostal, one of the muscles between his ribs.
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.
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We prospectively evaluated the effect of clonidine as an adjuvant to bupivacaine for continuous paravertebral intercostal nerve block, measuring pain and sedation scores and pulmonary function tests.
AIT sounds like cramp in your intercostal muscles - the ones between your ribs.