intercostal nerve

noun

: any of 11 nerves on each side of which each is an anterior division of a thoracic nerve lying between a pair of adjacent ribs

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“Intercostal nerve.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/intercostal%20nerve. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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