Rib-shaped. [L. costa, rib, + forma, form]

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cos·ti·form (kosґtĭ-form) shaped like a rib.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • costiform — adj. [L. costa, rib; forma, shape] Shaped like a costa or raised rib …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • costiform — adjective Having the form of a rib () …   Wiktionary

  • costiform — …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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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