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Intercostal Muscles
MeSH HeadingIntercostal Muscles
Tree NumberA02.633.567.900.500
Annotation/ growth: coord with MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT; / embryol: coord with MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT if pertinent
Scope NoteRespiratory muscles that arise from the lower border of one rib and insert into the upper border of the adjoining rib, and contract during inspiration or respiration. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
Allowable QualifiersAB AH BS CH CY DE EM EN GD IM IN IR ME MI PA PH PP PS RA RE RI SE SU TR UL US VI
Unique IDD007366


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Musculoskeletal System [A02]
   Muscles [A02.633]
      Muscle, Skeletal [A02.633.567]
         Respiratory Muscles [A02.633.567.900]
Diaphragm [A02.633.567.900.300]
Intercostal Muscles [A02.633.567.900.500]

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