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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Costal  \Cos"tal\  (k?s"tal),  a.  [Cf.  F.  costal.  See  {Costa}.] 
  1.  (Anat.)  Pertaining  to  the  ribs  or  the  sides  of  the  body; 
  as  costal  nerves. 
 
  2.  (Bot.  &  Zo["o]l.)  Relating  to  a  costa,  or  rib. 
 
  {Costal  cartilage}.  See  {Cartilage},  and  Illust.  of  {Thorax}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  costal 
  adj  :  (anatomy)  of  or  relating  to  or  near  a  rib 




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