Example sentences for: intercostal

How can you use “intercostal” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The intercostal space was set at L

  • The response to intercostal muscle displacement was determined by applying graded amplitudes of stretch to the intercostal space.

  • The location and numbers of intercostal muscle mechanoreceptors suggest that they mediate the transduction of chest wall contractile mechanics [ 1 2 3 ] . Intercostal muscle spindles have been identified histologically [ 3 ] . These afferents increase their discharge frequency during inspiration and decrease their activity during expiration [ 3 ] . Intercostal muscle mechanoreceptors enter the spinal cord through the thoracic dorsal roots [ 3 ] . These chest wall mechanoreceptors are responsible for segmental and intersegmental proprioceptive feedback from the intercostal muscles.

  • Western blots were performed as described previously [ 13 ] . For all other antibodies, rat intercostal muscle was excised and homogenized in 20 mM HEPES, pH 7.4, with 20 mM Nad, 5 mM EDTA/EGTA, 0.5% Triton X-100, ImM DTT and protease inhibitors on ice.

  • It was hypothesized that intercostal muscle 1° muscle spindles, 2° muscle spindles and GTO's transduce muscle length changes with increased length associated with increased discharge frequency.


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