costa

Rod-shaped intracellular organelle lying below the undulating membrane of Trichomonas . Generates active bending associated with local loss of birefringence at the bending zone, probably as a result of conformational change in the longitudinal lamellae. Major protein approximately 90 kD.

Costa

A longitudinal wing vein on an insect, usually forming the anterior margin. Also a prominent striated rod in some flagellate protozoa that courses from one of the kinetosomes along the cell surface beneath the recurrent flagellum and undulating membrane.

Costa

• (n.) A rib or vein of a leaf, especially the midrib. • (n.) The anterior rib in the wing of an insect. • (n.) One of the riblike longitudinal ridges on the exterior of many corals. • (n.) A rib of an animal or a human being.
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costa

<microbiology> Rod shaped intracellular organelle lying below the undulating membrane of Trichomonas. ... Generates active bending associated with local loss of birefringence at the bending zone, probably as a result of conformational change in the longitudinal lamellae. Major protein approximately 90 kD. ... (10 Nov 1998) ...
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Costa

(from the article `Ecuador`) The Ecuadoran mainland is divided into three main physical regions: the Costa (coastal region), the Sierra (highland region), and the Oriente ...
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Costa

(from the article `Peru`) The coastal plain can be readily divided into three parts—north, central, and south—on the basis of the amount of level land and the distance between ...
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costa

(kos´tә) Latin word meaning rib. adj., cos´tal., adj.
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Costa

[botany] Colonel Theodorus Bailey Myers circa 1870-1880 {PD-US} http://www.stanford.edu/group/fam/cgi-bin/family/individual.php?pid=I6756&ged=auden-bicknell.ged ...
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Costa

Cos'ta (kŏs'tȧ) noun [ Latin , rib. See Coast .] 1. (Anat.) A rib of an animal or a human being. 2. (Botany) A rib or vein of a leaf, especially the midrib. 3. (Zoology) (a) The anterior rib in the wing of an insect. ...
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Costa

A rib; in particular a strong rib or line, as a midrib or mid-nerve.
Found on http://www.gardenology.org/wiki/Glossary_of_Gardening_Terms

Costa

a single pronounced midvein or midrib
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Costa

a single pronounced midvein or midrib
Found on http://www.orchidspecies.com/glossary.htm

costa

a thickened, linear ridge or the midrib of the pinna in ferns. adj. costate
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costa

costa (singular) A rib; a rib-like part. In biology, a part of something, e.g., a leaf or a wing, that resembles a rib.
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Costa

Costa is a cultivated variety of potato.
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costa

Latin = rib. adjective - costal.
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costa

Longitudinal wing vein, usually enlarged and along the leading (anterior) edge of the wing
Found on http://entomology.ifas.ufl.edu/choate/insectclass/glossary_terms.htm

Costa

One of the major longitudinal veins, usually forming the front margin of the wing and usually abbreviated to C
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costa

Type: Term Pronunciation: kos′tă, -tē Definitions: 1. [I-XII]. 2. A rodlike internal supporting organelle that runs along the base of the undulating membrane of certain flagellate parasites such as Trichomonas. Synonyms: rib [I-XII], basal rod
Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=20862

costa

Upper edge of wings
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costa

[n] - a riblike part of a plant or animal (such as a middle rib of a leaf or a thickened vein of an insect wing)
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