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cos·tal

(kos'tăl),
Relating to a rib.
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cos·tal

(kos'tăl)
Relating to a rib.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

costal

of the ribs; for example costal cartilages, intercostal muscles.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

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Furthermore, re-examination of all specimens housed in the ROM collections has allowed us to conclude that there is no evidence of diagnostic characters to support the occurrence of Trachemys (Emydidae) turtles in the TTS, considering the most complete bones, including nuchal, costal, pygal and plastral elements (See Fig.
She urged that people should raise their voices for protection of marine lives and pollution-free costal lines so that we could get a boost in export and have a beautiful picnic spots as well.
Reconstruction with 9th costal cartilage graft provides functional and psychological relief.
During routine anatomical dissection of the supraclavicular and infraclavicular regions on the left side of an adult male cadaver at Department of Anatomy, Medical College, Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina, we observed a supernumerary muscle that was attached, anteriorly, to the first costal cartilage and ran posteriorly and laterally crossing over the brachial plexus and subclavian vessels to end inserted on the fascia of the posterior surface of the serratus anterior muscle between its first two digitations, about 15 mm medially to the suprascapular notch (coracoid notch).
Khosla and Parry (2) have presented a case of a costal osteochondroma causing pneumothorax.
A colour synonymous with costal is off course, blue and it wouldn't be coastal without a touch of blue, in any of its shades from cobalt to navy or sky.
KFAR ABIDA, Lebanon: On Lebanon's northern coast, yet another dispute over public costal land, development and environmental damage has emerged, this time in the village of Kfar Abida near Batroun.
He also visited the fish processing unit at the wilayat of Al Mesanaah which is part of the costal woman development project.
Mitchell's primary focus on costal defense following World War One placed him in direct conflict with the Navy; however, his advocacy for an independent Air Force infuriated the Army as well.
COASTAL WALK The costal walk is great for those who love the outdoors - the entire walk will take you from Crosby to Southport via the stunning Sefton coastline, ideal for walkers or cyclists on a fine day who will be treated to breathtaking views and a chance to spot some wildlife.
Hence supra costal PCNL is better choice when stone burden is more and when additional tracts are anticipated.