musculus intercostalis

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Related to musculus intercostalis: internal intercostal membrane, musculus intercostalis externus
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Noun1.musculus intercostalis - muscles between the ribsmusculus intercostalis - 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
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