Medical Definition of Costal respiration

1. Respiration effected chiefly by the action of the intercostal and other muscles that raise the ribs, causing expansion of the chest. Synonym: costal respiration. (05 Mar 2000)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Costal Respiration

costal arch
costal arch reflex
costal cartilage
costal chondritis
costal facets
costal fringe
costal groove
costal groove for subclavian artery
costal margin
costal notch
costal part of diaphragm
costal pit of transverse process
costal pleura
costal pleurisy
costal process
costal respiration (current term)
costal surface
costal surface of lung
costal surface of scapula
costal tuberosity
costalgia
costally
costals
costamere
costameres
costar
costard
costardmonger
costardmongers
costards

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