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Rostral

Definition
adjective
(1) Of or pertaining to or resembling a rostrum.
(2) Pertaining to the direction or anatomical position of the rostrum.
Supplement
Word origin: Latin rōstrālis, equiv. to L rōstr(um)
Compare: caudal.

See also: rostrum


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