rostral


rostral
1. Relating to any rostrum or anatomic structure resembling a beak. 2. At the head end. SYN: rostralis [TA]. [L. rostralis, fr. rostrum, beak]

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ros·tral 'räs-trəlalso 'rȯs- adj
1) of or relating to a rostrum
2) situated toward the oral or nasal region: as
a) of a part of the spinal cord SUPERIOR (1)
b) of a part of the brain anterior or ventral <the \rostral pons>
ros·tral·ly adv

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ros·tral (rosґtrəl) [L. rostralis, q.v.] 1. pertaining to or resembling a rostrum; having a rostrum or beak. toward a rostrum or beak. 2. in human anatomy, toward the oral and nasal region, which may mean superior (for areas of the spinal cord) or anterior (for brain areas).

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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