rostellum

noun ros·tel·lum \ rä-ˈste-ləm \

Definition of rostellum

plural rostella play \rä-ˈste-lə\
: a small process resembling a beak : a diminutive rostrum: such as
a : an extension of the stigma of an orchid flower
b : an anterior prolongation of the head of a tapeworm bearing hooks

rostellar

play \rä-ˈste-lər\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of rostellum

New Latin, from Latin, diminutive of rostrum beak


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rostellum

noun ros·tel·lum \ rä-ˈstel-əm \

medical Definition of rostellum

: an anterior prolongation of the head of a tapeworm often bearing hooks

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