external intercostal muscle

External intercostal membrane

Unlike the other two intercostal muscles, the external intercostal muscle does not retain its muscular character all the way to the sternum, and so the tissue in this location is called the external intercostal membrane.

External links

  • - "Thoracic Wall: The External Intercostal Muscle"

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