Definition of intercostal adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

intercostal

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌɪntəˈkɒstl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪntərˈkɑːstl//
 
(anatomy)
 
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located between the ribs (= the curved bones that go around the chest) intercostal muscles