The respiratory muscles that arise from the lower border of one rib and insert into the upper border of the adjoining rib. [ http://www.informatics.jax.org/accession/csmith MESH:A02.633.567.900.500 MP:0002280 ]

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Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

latin term
musculus intercostalis [ FMA:TA FMA:13354 ]

definition

The respiratory muscles that arise from the lower border of one rib and insert into the upper border of the adjoining rib.

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f2/Gray411.png

has exact synonym

musculus intercostalis

has related synonym

rib muscle

respiratory muscle

intercostales

homology notes

Inspiration by active expansion of the thorax evolved later, in the ancestor of reptiles, birds, and mammals. This was powered originally by the intercostal muscles (as in lizards or crocodilians) and later (in mammals only) by a muscular diaphragm.[well established][VHOG]

id

UBERON:0001111