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English definition of “intercostal”

intercostal

adjective uk   /ˌɪn.təˈkɒs.təl/ us    /-t̬ɚˈkɑː.stəl/ specialized
between the ribs (= bones around the chest): intercostal muscles intercostal painBone structures

intercostal

noun uk   /ˌɪn.təˈkɒs.təl/ us    /-t̬ɚˈkɑː.stəl/ specialized
one of the muscles between the ribs (= bones around the chest)
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