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English definition of “subcostal”

subcostal

adjective     /ˌsʌbˈkɒs.təl/ US  /ˌsʌbˈkɑs.tl̩/ specialized
below the ribs (= the curved bones in the chest): subcostal arteriesSubstances and structures in the body
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