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costa

 [kos´tah] (L.)
a rib. adj., adj cos´tal.

cos·ta

, gen. and pl.

cos·tae

(kos'tă, -tē),
1. [I-XII]. Synonym(s): rib [I-XII]
2. A rodlike internal supporting organelle that runs along the base of the undulating membrane of certain flagellate parasites such as Trichomonas. Synonym(s): basal rod
[L.]

costa

/cos·ta/ (kos´tah) [L.]
1. a rib.
2. a thin, firm, rodlike structure running along the base of the undulating membrane of certain flagellates.cos´tal

costa

(kŏs′tə)
n. pl. cos·tae (-tē) Biology
A rib or a riblike part, such as the midrib of a leaf or a thickened anterior vein or margin of an insect's wing.

cos′tal adj.

costa

[kos′tə] pl. costae [kos′tē]
a rib.

cos·ta

, gen. and pl. costae (kos'tă, -tē) [TA]
1. Synonym(s): rib [I-XII].
2. A rodlike internal supporting organelle that runs along the base of the undulating membrane of certain flagellate parasites such as Trichomonas.
Synonym(s): basal rod.
[L.]

costa

A rib.

costa

pl. costae [L.] a rib.
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