noun, plural sub·cos·tae [suhb-kos-tee, -kaw-stee]. /sʌbˈkɒs ti, -ˈkɔ sti/.
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OTHER WORDS FROM subcostasub·cos·tal, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for subcosta
Accessory subcostal vein: the vein given off from the subcosta and branching toward the apex of the wing in Perlidae.
Recurrent vein: in Hemerobiidae, the first branch of the subcosta when it recurves toward the base of the wing.
Setula: a small stiff bristle or seta: in Diptera, the small thorn at the end of the subcosta.
Subcostal crossveins: in Odonata, are between subcosta and media on the basal side of the first antecubital.