subcostal

adjective
sub·​cos·​tal | \ -ˈkäs-təl How to pronounce subcostal (audio) \

Medical Definition of subcostal

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: situated or performed below a rib a left subcostal incision

subcostal

noun

Medical Definition of subcostal (Entry 2 of 2)

: a subcostal part (as a muscle)

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“Subcostal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/subcostal. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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