Subcostal
Subcostal Sub*cos"tal, n. 1. (Anat.) A subcostal muscle. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) One of the principal nervures of the wings of an insect. It is situated next beneath or behind the costal. See {Nervure}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Subcostal — Sub*cos tal, a. (Anat. & Zo[ o]l.) Situated below the costas, or ribs; as, the subcostal muscles. [1913 Webster] Note: The subcostal muscles are distinct from, and within, the intercostal. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Subcostal — can refer to: * Subcostal nerve * Subcostal arteries * Subcostales muscle …   Wikipedia

  • subcostal — [sub käs′təl, subkôs′təl] adj. 〚 SUB + COSTAL〛 lying beneath the ribs n. a subcostal muscle, etc. * * * …   Universalium

  • subcostal — SUBCOSTÁL, Ă adj. (anat.) sub coaste. (< engl. subcostal) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • subcostal — [sub käs′təl, subkôs′təl] adj. [ SUB + COSTAL] lying beneath the ribs n. a subcostal muscle, etc …   English World dictionary

  • subcostal — subcostal, ale (sub ko stal, sta l ) adj. Terme d anatomie. Qui est placé sous les côtes. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   La tunique subcostale, nommée du vulgaire des anatomistes pleura, PARÉ II, 5 …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • subcostal — adj. 2 g. [Anatomia] Situado sob as costelas ou em contato com a face interna delas …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • subcostal — adjetivo 1. Área: anatomía Que está debajo de las costillas …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • subcostal — adj. Que está debajo de las costillas …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • subcostal — 1. Beneath a rib or the ribs. SYN: infracostal. 2. Denoting certain arteries, veins, and nerves. * * * sub·cos·tal käs təl adj situated or performed below a rib <a left subcostal incision> subcostal n a subcostal part (as a muscle) * * *… …   Medical dictionary

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