Definition of “costal” - English Dictionary

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“costal” in British English

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costaladjective

uk /ˈkɒs.təl/ us /ˈkɑːs.təl/ specialized

Examples from literature

  • In women the action of the ribs as they rise and fall, is emphasized more than in men, and this we call costal breathing. 

(Definition of “costal” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)