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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.]
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intercostal

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

intercostal

[ˌɪntəˈkɒstl] ADJintercostal
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intercostal

[ˌɪntəˈkɒstl] adj (Anat) → intercostale
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in·ter·cos·tal

a. intercostal, entre dos costillas;
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intercostal

adj intercostal
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References in periodicals archive ?
Asi pues, teniendo en cuenta que el defecto del torax era caudal y que comprometia las dos ultimas costillas, se decidio corregir mediante avance del diafragma; tecnica que fuera descrita por primera vez por Aronsohn (1984) y que tiene como objetivo recuperar la integridad de la cavidad toracica, suturando el musculo diafragmatico a los musculos intercostales y epaxiales de la ultima costilla integra.
La vena anomala recibia, en orden ascendente, el flujo sanguineo del tronco comun de las 2 venas bronquiales izquierdas, de la vena pulmonar superior izquierda, la vena hemiacigos accesoria (venas intercostales posteriores izquierdas 3, 4 y 5), la vena pericardiofrenica izquierda, y pequenas ramas pericardicas y mediastinicas.
La inervacion del musculo recto abdominal, fascia de los rectos, tejido celular subcutaneo y piel en la region umbilical, periumbilical y en la linea media abdominal esta dada por los nervios intercostales de T9-T10 y T11 que son divisiones del ramo anterior de la raiz nerviosa de dichos niveles toracicos.
Los cuatro individuos promediaron las siguientes medidas de variables morfometricas y masa: Longitud hocico-cloaca (LHC) = 303.63 mm (intervalo 292.65-330.22); Longitud de la cola (LC) = 121.44 mm (intervalo 102.8-127.4); Longitud total del cuerpo (LT) = 425.07 mm (intervalo 395.45-457.62); Longitud de la cabeza (LCa) = 36.68 mm (intervalo 36.56 - 36.85); Ancho de la cabeza (ACa) = 20.3 mm (intervalo 19.52-20.72); Masa = 235.5 g (intervalo 212-280); de 35 a 37 pliegues intercostales (moda 37) (Figura 2).
La presion inspiratoria maxima (Pimax) es un indice representativo de la fuerza global de los musculos inspiratorios (diafragma e intercostales externos como los mas importantes); ademas de un conjunto de variables como las relaciones de longitud-tension, frecuencia de estimulacion y velocidad de contraccion que presentan dichos musculos (1).
Los foliolos son anfiestomaticos en las areas intercostales alternando con bandas de celulas epidermicas (Fig.