Definition of Costae

1. costa [n] - See also: costa

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Costae

cost of capital
cost of illness
cost of living
cost oil
cost overrun
cost per available seat mile
cost price
cost prices
cost savings
cost sharing
cost the earth
cost up
costa cervicalis
costae (current term)
costae fluctuantes
costae fluitantes
costae spuriae
costae verae
costain gun
costain guns
costal angle
costal arch
costal arch reflex

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 ..."

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