adj. [L. costa, rib; forma, shape]
Shaped like a costa or raised rib.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • cost- — combining form or costi or costo Etymology: French, from Latin costa : rib : costa …   Useful english dictionary

  • costæform — bad form of costiform …   Useful english dictionary

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