Meaning of costo-abdominal in English:

costo-abdominal

adjective

  • Costal and abdominal; specifically (of respiration) involving a combination of movements of the ribs and the diaphragm.

Pronunciation

costo-abdominal

/ˌkɒstəʊabˈdɒmɪnl/ /ˌkɒstəʊəbˈdɒmɪnl/

Origin

Mid 19th century.