subcostal

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

sub- +‎ costal

AdjectiveEdit

subcostal (not comparable)

  1. (anatomy) Below a rib or the ribs

NounEdit

subcostal (plural subcostals)

  1. (anatomy) A subcostal muscle.
  2. (zoology) One of the principal nervures of the wings of an insect. It is situated next beneath or behind the costal.
Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 22:43