Sentence Examples


  • The action of the muscles within the larynx, the diaphragm and the intercostal muscles creates air movement and pressure within the trachea during inhaling and exhaling.
  • Intercostal muscles are found between the ribs, and they facilitate movement of the chest wall.
  • The forms in which neuralgia most commonly shows itself are facial neuralgia or tic douloureux, migraine (hemicrania or brow ague), intercostal neuralgia and sciatica.
  • Intercostal neuralgia is pain affecting the nerves which emerge from the spinal cord and run along the spaces between the ribs to the front of the body.