/ɪnfrəˈkɒstl/ (say infruh'kostl)

below the ribs.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • infracostal — /in frə kosˈtl/ (anatomy) adjective Beneath the ribs ORIGIN: L īnfrā below, and costa a rib …   Useful english dictionary

  • infracostal — SYN: subcostal (1). * * * in·fra·cos·tal (in″frə kosґtəl) subcostal …   Medical dictionary

  • infracostal — adj. resting below the ribs; situated under the rib …   English contemporary dictionary

  • infracostal artery — ramus costalis lateralis arteriae thoracicae internae …   Medical dictionary

  • infracostal line — planum subcostale …   Medical dictionary

  • subcostal — 1. Beneath a rib or the ribs. SYN: infracostal. 2. Denoting certain arteries, veins, and nerves. * * * sub·cos·tal käs təl adj situated or performed below a rib <a left subcostal incision> subcostal n a subcostal part (as a muscle) * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • línea de Kocher — nombre de la línea subcostal o infracostal en la que se practica la incisión de Kocher Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

  • line — 1. A mark, strip, or streak. In anatomy, a long, narrow mark, strip, or streak distinguished from the adjacent tissues by color, texture, or elevation. SEE ALSO: linea. 2. A unit of …   Medical dictionary

  • plane — 1. A two dimensional flat surface. See planum. 2. An imaginary surface formed by extension of a point through any axis or two definite points, in reference especially to craniometry and to pelvimetry. SYN: planum. [L. planus, flat] Addison …   Medical dictionary

  • planum subcostale — [TA] subcostal plane: a horizontal plane transecting the trunk at the level of the inferior margins of the tenth costal cartilages; called also infracostal line …   Medical dictionary

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