Definitions for "Costa"
Keywords:  midrib, midvein, wing, rib, anterior
A rib of an animal or a human being.
A rib or vein of a leaf, especially the midrib.
The anterior rib in the wing of an insect.
a thickened portion of a diatom wall, usually elongated
(pl. costae, adj. costate) ( Iversen and Troels-Smith, 1950) A thickening of the nexine/ endexine bordering an endoaperture, or following the outline of an ectoaperture. Comment: The following forms are used: costa ectocolpi, costa ectopori, costa endocinguli, costa endocolpi, costa endopori. Costa equatorialis (pl. costae equatoriales) ( Iversen and Troels-Smith, 1950) Synonym of costa endocinguli. Crassi- A prefix for thick. Crassitude ( Grebe, 1971) Synonym of a thickening.
any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates)
One of the modified spines overarching the frontal membrane in cribrimorph cheilostomes; usually united with the neighbouring costae to form a frontal (costate) shield (Hayward & Ryland, 1979). Figures: Corbulipora
Costa Rican-Of or relating to the country of Costa Rica or its people and products. A country of Central America between Panama and Nicaragua. Although Christopher Columbus reached Costa Rica in 1502, Spanish conquest of the area did not begin until 1563. The country achieved independence from Spain in 1821 as part of Mexican territory and declared itself a sovereign republic in 1838. San José is the capital and the largest city. Population: 3,071,000.
Keywords:  coenosteum, unto, septa, calyx, plural
( plural, COSTAE): extensions of the septa outside the calyx unto the coenosteum
Keywords:  starting, good, point
a good starting point