intercostal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

inter- +‎ costal

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

intercostal (not comparable)

  1. (anatomy) Between the ribs of an animal or person.
  2. (nautical) Between the ribs of a boat.

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

intercostal (plural intercostals)

  1. (anatomy) The intercostal muscles.
  2. (anatomy) Something that is between the ribs of an animal.
  3. (nautical) Hull reinforcing inserted between frames or bulkheads of a boat.

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

intercostal m, f (plural intercostales)

  1. (anatomy) intercostal

Noun[edit]

intercostal m (plural intercostales)

  1. (anatomy) intercostal

Derived terms[edit]