rostral

[ ros-truh l ]
/ ˈrɒs trəl /

adjective

of or relating to a rostrum.

Origin of rostral

1700–10; < Late Latin rōstrālis, equivalent to Latin rōstr(um) rostrum + -ālis -al1

Related forms

ros·tral·ly, adverbpost·ros·tral, adjectivesub·ros·tral, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for rostral

rostral

/ (ˈrɒstrəl) /

adjective

biology of or like a beak or snout
adorned with the prows of shipsa rostral column
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