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cos·tal sur·face [TA]
the surface of certain structures that face the ribs; they are the costal surfaces of the lungs (facies costalis pulmonis [TA]) and the scapula (facies costalis scapulae [TA]).
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The area in which the lung lies against the ribs is called the costal surface
The costal surface
was concave, with three prominent ridges and was broken (Fig.1) at places during detachment of muscles.