intercostal space

n.

The interval between each rib.

Nearby words

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


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