costal breathing

noun

Medical Definition of costal breathing

: inspiration and expiration produced chiefly by movements of the ribs

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“Costal breathing.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/costal%20breathing. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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