canthus rostralis

noun canthus ros·tra·lis \-räˈstralə̇s, -ˈā-, -ˈä-\

Definition of canthus rostralis

plural

canthi rostrales

\-(ˌ)lēz\
  1. :  the more or less angular ridge from the anterior border of the eye to the nostril in reptiles and amphibians

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Origin and Etymology of canthus rostralis

New Latin, literally, rostral canthus


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