intercostal
adjective Etymology: New Latin intercostalis, from Latin inter- + costa rib — more at coast Date: 1597 situated or extending between the ribs <
intercostal spaces
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intercostal noun

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  • intercostal — INTERCOSTÁL, Ă, intercostali, e, adj. Care se referă la spaţiul dintre două coaste, aşezat între coaste; (despre dureri, nevralgii) localizat în regiunea dintre coaste. – Din fr. intercostal. Trimis de valeriu, 21.07.2003. Sursa: DEX 98 … …   Dicționar Român

  • intercostal — intercostal, ale, aux [ ɛ̃tɛrkɔstal, o ] adj. • 1536; de inter et lat. costa « côte » ♦ Anat. Qui est situé entre deux côtes. Douleurs intercostales. Muscles intercostaux, et n. m. les intercostaux. ● intercostal, intercostale, intercostaux… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Intercostal — means between the ribs . It can refer to: * Intercostal muscle * Highest intercostal vein * Intercostal arteries …   Wikipedia

  • Intercostal — In ter*cos tal, a. (Anat. & Physiol.) Between the ribs; pertaining to, or produced by, the parts between the ribs; as, intercostal respiration, in which the chest is alternately enlarged and contracted by the intercostal muscles. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intercostal — intercostal, ale (in tèr ko stal, sta l ) adj. Terme d anatomie. Qui est entre les côtes. Espaces intercostaux, intervalles que les côtes laissent entre elles. Muscles intercostaux, ceux qui occupent ces espaces.    Nerf intercostal. nom donné… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • intercostal — adjetivo 1. Área: anatomía Que está entre las costillas: espacio intercostal …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • intercostal — [in΄tər käs′təl, in΄tərkôs′təl] adj. between the ribs n. an intercostal muscle, etc. intercostally adv …   English World dictionary

  • Intercostal — (v. lat.), zwischen den Rippen gelegen. Intercostalnerv, so v.w. Gangliennerv. Intercostalräume, die, bes. an Skeletten bemerklichen Abstände der Rippen, im Leben von den Intercostalmuskeln (s.u. Brustmuskeln) ausgefüllt. Intercostalvenen, die… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • intercostal — Perteneciente o relativo al espacio entre dos costillas. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • intercostal — between the ribs, 1590s; see INTER (Cf. inter ) + COSTAL (Cf. costal) …   Etymology dictionary

  • intercostal — adj. 2 g. [Anatomia] Situado entre as costelas.   ‣ Etimologia: inter + costal …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

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