intercostal intercostal

Definition(s):

  1. (n) muscles between the ribs; they contract during inspiration
  2. (adj) located or occurring between the ribs

Usage(s):

  1. Actor Grant is an earnest, bespectacled paleontologist who is more interested in an intercostal clavicle for his nearly reconstructed Brontosaurus than he is in bony .
  2. Actor Grant is an earnest, bespectacled paleontologist who is more interested in an intercostal clavicle for his nearly reconstructed Brontosaurus than he is in bony .

News

  • Solano optioned in favor of rookie replacement Dietrich

    Marlins second baseman Donovan Solano was reinstated from the 15-day disabled list on Monday after missing a month with an intercostal strain. However, Miami optioned Solano to Triple-A New Orleans, choosing instead to stick with his replacement, rookie Derek Dietrich.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Florida Marlins

Quotes

  1. "A strained intercostal muscle resulted in an early withdrawal [last Thursday] and leaves me uncertain for this week," Casey explained on his website.
    on Aug 10, 2009 By: Paul Casey Source: BBC Sport

  2. "One can have many regrets in life but they are temporary. There are lessons to learn from every mistake," says ace Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh. "Last year I played the US Open through pain, missed the cut and aggravated my intercostal...
    on Feb 19, 2010 By: Jeev Milkha Singh Source: Times of India

  3. "Denilson is a bit mysterious," Wenger said of the Brazilian. "He can walk around ...... it might be an intercostal (rib-related) problem but it might be a deeper problem."
    on Jan 10, 2010 By: Arsene Wenger Source: Malaysia Star

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