rostral


ros·tral

adjective \ˈräs-trəl also ˈrs-\

Definition of ROSTRAL

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 6a
b of a part of the brain :  anterior, ventral
ros·tral·ly \-trə-lē\ adverb

Origin of ROSTRAL

New Latin rostralis, from Latin rostrum
First Known Use: 1709

Rhymes with ROSTRAL

ros·tral

adjective \ˈräs-trəl also ˈrs-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ROSTRAL

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 \-ē\ adverb

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