intercostal nerve

n.

Any of the ventral branches of the thoracic nerves.

Nearby words

  1. interconvert,
  2. intercooler,
  3. intercostal,
  4. intercostal artery,
  5. intercostal membrane,
  6. intercostal space,
  7. intercostobrachial nerve,
  8. intercounty,
  9. intercourse,
  10. intercricothyrotomy


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