Adjective "Intercostal" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Intercostal


    Definition:

    1. pertaining to muscles, parts, or intervals between the ribs.

    2. situated between the ribs.

    3. Shipbuilding. noting a structural member situated between or divided by continuous members, as frames or keelsons. noun

    4. an intercostal muscle, member, or space.

    Examples:

    "spaces can be intercostal."

    "joints can be intercostal."

    "contractions can be intercostal."