Definition of Costae
1. costa [n] - See also: costa
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Costae
Literary usage of Costae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publication by Palaeontographical Society (Great Britain) (1866)
"As a rule, the costae are shorter than the septa in transverse section, but there are many exceptions to it, and it is very common to find a rudimentary ..."
2. Mosses with Hand-lens and Microscope: A Non-technical Hand-book of the More by Abel Joel Grout (1903)
"... plicate, denticulate, papillose at back, with two slender parallel costae extending about % the length of the leaf; basal cells thick-walled, pitted, ..."
3. A Botanical Materia Medica by Jonathan Stokes (1812)
"... with 5 costae, the spaces between tbe costae somewhat hoary but glabrous. Obs. 6580, Specimen gathered in the Vienna garden. ..."
4. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1900)
"The sub-sagittal costae extend over the whole length of the aboral surface ; the sub-transverse costae rudimentary. The sub-transverse meridional canals run ..."