canthus rostralis


canthus ros·​tra·​lis
plural canthi rostrales
: the more or less angular ridge from the anterior border of the eye to the nostril in reptiles and amphibians

Word History


New Latin, literally, rostral canthus

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“Canthus rostralis.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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