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cos·tal

(kos'tăl),
Relating to a rib.

costal

[kos′təl]
Etymology: L, costa, rib
1 pertaining to a rib.
2 situated near a rib or on a side close to a rib.

cos·tal

(kos'tăl)
Relating to a rib.

costal

of the ribs; for example costal cartilages, intercostal muscles.

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Costal osteochondroma causing pneumothorax in an adolescent: a case report and review of the literature.
Another concern for locals is the fate of the famous costal caves.
Ultimately, none of the tests conducted in the interwar period conclusively proved Mitchell's theories regarding costal defense and an independent Air Force.
In our study groups PCN tubes were removed on day one post-operatively in most of the cases, chest x-ray was within normal limits in sub costal group where as in supra costal group 3 cases (7.
distorta (Moore) but can be differentiated by the presence of a narrow costal fascia on the forewing, and the smaller androconial patch on the hindwing of the males.
Costal flaring was one of frequent cause of cosmetic disfigurement and creates a bell like chest cage.
For this reason, the boundary between the third and fourth pleural scutes do not overlaps the costal series.
2 and 3, Table 1) confirm that costal rows of transverse-bilobate phytoliths occur in almost all Oryzeae (Leersia, Oryza, Hygmryza, Luziola, Prosphytochloa, Rhynchoryza, Zizania, Zizaniopsis), though Potamophila and Chikusichloa possess axial-bilobates rather than transverse-bilobates (see also Renvoize, 1985).
La nomenclatura alar adoptada en este trabajo es la de Steffan (1981) y las medidas fueron tomadas de la siguiente manera: el largo fue medido desde la articulacion humeral hasta el apice de la vena costal y el ancho entre el apice de la R1 y el apice de la Cu[A.
Proceeding to couplets 24 to 26 based on males only, one can continue on the basis of the costal index or costal cilia being too short for the species of these couplets.
Los tumores oseos de parrilla costal son raros en la edad pediatrica y estos pueden ser de origen benigno o maligno siendo estos ultimos, los mas frecuentes.