subcostal

1 of 2

adjective

sub·​cos·​tal -ˈkäs-təl How to pronounce subcostal (audio)
: situated or performed below a rib
a left subcostal incision

subcostal

2 of 2

noun

: a subcostal part (as a muscle)

Dictionary Entries Near subcostal

Cite this Entry

“Subcostal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/subcostal. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!