intercostal muscles


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intercostal muscles

[¦in·tər¦käst·əl ¦məs·əlz]
(anatomy)
Voluntary muscles between adjacent ribs.
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Naqaash Tahir, before straining or tearing intercostal muscles, dismissed Mark Ramprakash as he, Heath Streak and Neil Carter performed admirably, Carter making the breakthrough by dismissing Scott Newman Martin Bicknell scored 58 before Surrey declared their second innings
More smokers had FDG uptake localized to the intercostal muscles (52% of 69 FDG studies) than nonsmokers (8% of 37 studies).
Clinically, the infants present in the first 2 to 3 months of life with generalized hypotonia and impaired intercostal muscles without diaphragmatic involvement.
11,12] PCA activity is also positively correlated with the activity of accessory inspiratory muscles, such as the infrahyoid and intercostal muscles.
There are two main sets of breathing muscles: the intercostal muscles and the diaphragm.
Inflammation of the intercostal muscles between the ribs due to a viral infection, also known as Bornholm disease.
The CSA of the parasternal intercostal muscles (Figure 1(a)) differed according to both the training group and the fiber type.
When the spine is rounded our ribs move closer together, shortening the intercostal muscles that sit between them and reducing their ability to expand," says Tim Allardyce, a leading physiotherapist from www.
This new species had nine broadened ribs found only in turtles and lacked intercostal muscles between its ribs - another common feature - suggesting it represents one of the first species to form an evolutionary branch of turtles.
What happened was I seem to have damaged my intercostal muscles during the final day of the European Open.
You are most likely to have pulled one of the intercostal muscles between your ribs.
Robert Key reached 100 (203 balls, 18 fours) as Warwickshire's injury problems increased yet further with Lee Daggett absent having a scan on sore intercostal muscles.

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