Definition of Costia
1. Noun. A flagellate that is the cause of the frequently fatal fish disease costiasis.
Generic synonyms: Flagellate, Flagellate Protozoan, Flagellated Protozoan, Mastigophoran, Mastigophore
Group relationships: Genus Costia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Costia
Literary usage of Costia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"Six or eight other persons bound for Ana,- costia got off at the sime time. next train. McClelland v. Louisville, NA & CR Co. 94 Tnd. 276. And under SC Gen. ..."
2. The Seat of Government of the United States: A Review of the Discussion in by Viator, Joseph Bradley Varnum (1854)
"From this branch to the city, a canal may be made, (and the ground parcel of land in Charles county, called Room, lying on the east side of the Ana- costia ..."
3. A Picture of Washington: Giving a Description of All the Public Buildings by George Watterston (1840)
"It is situated on the left bank of the Potomac and the right bank of the Ana- costia. It lies in latitude 38 degress minutes north; comprises a territory of ..."
4. Report of the Chief of the Bureau of Animal Industry for by United States Bureau of Animal Industry (1912)
"costia. costia (fig. 70) possesses three flagella according to some authorities, ... But costia differs from all of the other flagellates which have been ..."
5. Who's who in America by Marquis Who's Who, Inc (1901)
"New York, 1837; passed midshipman, July 8, 1839; lt.. April 11, 184o; served In Mexican war; comd. US b. Ana- costia Potomac flotilla. ..."