precostal

precostal

 [pre-kos´t'l]
in front of the ribs.

pre·cos·tal

(prē-kos'tăl),
Anterior to the ribs.
[pre- + L. costa, rib]

precostal

/pre·cos·tal/ (-kos´til) in front of the ribs.

precostal

ventral to the ribs.
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06 mm), widest posteriorly, bearing 4 prominent sensilla anterolaterally and posterior to antecostal suture, with a precostal inflection widest laterally (Fig.