rostralis

noun
ros·​tralis | \ räˈstralə̇s, -strāl-, -sträl- \
plural rostrales

Definition of rostralis

: the suctorial organ of a bug or related insect (order Hemiptera) consisting of the elongated and closely associated mandibles and maxillae

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History and Etymology for rostralis

New Latin, from rostralis, adjective, rostral

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“Rostralis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rostralis. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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