Definition of Costals
1. costal [n] - See also: costal
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Costals
Literary usage of Costals
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"The line stretching across the five costals present on the left side is 75 ... That there were only seven pairs of costals is concluded from the fact that ..."
2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1839)
"One of the monstrosities in question has only nine arms, though it has five plates to the pelvis, five costals, and five scapulars ; in this instance one of ..."
3. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1901)
"... and S pairs of costals, in all 24. Many of the intermediate combinations have been observed, there being, for instance, specimens with 8 ..."
4. Maryland Geological Survey by Maryland Geological Survey (1913)
"Radials and costals nearly as wide as long, decreasing in size upwards; the second costal but ... Basals not discernible in specimens observed; costals 2, ..."
5. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1913)
"Basals not discernible in specimens observed; costals 2, ... hexagonal, situated above and between the radials and between the first costals, ..."
6. Fieldiana: Geology by Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago Natural History Museum (1907)
"Second costals about the size of the first, wider than high, pentangular, ... plate is intermediate in size between the radials and the first costals; ..."
7. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1905)
"The proximal end of the second, the whole of the third, sixth, seventh, and eighth costals of the right, a piece of the third, the entire fourth and sixth, ..."