Muscles between the ribs; they contract during inspiration
Intercostal Sentence Examples
Intercostal muscles are found between the ribs, and they facilitate movement of the chest wall.
The action of the muscles within the larynx, the diaphragm and the intercostal muscles creates air movement and pressure within the trachea during inhaling and exhaling.
The forms in which neuralgia most commonly shows itself are facial neuralgia or tic douloureux, migraine (hemicrania or brow ague), intercostal neuralgia and sciatica.
The marshland around the intercostal's waterway is home to a vast array of animals and birds and bring the city residents the kind of peaceful escape not often found a stone's throw away from an urban setting.
Intercostal neuralgia is pain affecting the nerves which emerge from the spinal cord and run along the spaces between the ribs to the front of the body.