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Medical Term:

costal surface

 

Definition: the surface of certain structures that face the ribs; they are the costal surfaces of the lungs (facies costalis pulmonis [TA]) and the scapula (facies costalis scapulae [TA]).

Synonym(s): facies costalisTA

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