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cos·ta

 (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.

[Latin; see kost- in Indo-European roots.]

cos′tal adj.

cos•tal

(ˈkɒs tl, ˈkɔs tl)

adj.
1. pertaining to the ribs or the upper sides of the body: costal nerves.
2. pertaining to, involving, or situated near a costa.
[1625–35; < Medieval Latin costālis of the ribs = Latin cost(a) rib, side + -ālis -al1]
cos′tal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.costal - of or relating to or near a rib
anatomy, general anatomy - the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
Translations

cos·tal

a. costal, rel. a las costillas.
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Due to oil splitting scenario the life around costal line has been compromised, the number of dead fish floating on the sea are increasing day by day while the quality of fish meat is also not same as before.
Due to oil dumping the life around costal line has been compromised, the number of dead fish floating on the sea is increasing day by day while the quality of fish meat is also not same as before.
The sources said that Israeli aircraft fired a number of rockets at the Shojaeya neighborhood and an agricultural land near Jabal Al Rayes in the eastern part of the costal enclave.
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