rostral [ros-truh l] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- of or relating to a rostrum.
Origin of rostral 1700–10; Late Latin rōstrālis, equivalent to Latin rōstr(um)+ -ālis Related formsros·tral·ly, adverbpost·ros·tral, adjectivesub·ros·tral, adjective Examples from the Web for rostral Historical Examples of rostral
Rostral: pertaining or attached to a rostrum; specifically of Hemiptera.
John. B. Smith
Near this, the base of the rostral column, Colonna Duilia, has been found.
Augustus J.C. Hare
This process is known as the tracheal process, or rostral cartilage.
Ratio of rostral depth to distance between middle of interparietal and lower rim of audital bulla, 50.
A rostral pillar is a column ornamented with such beaks or prows, which were, in the Roman language, called rostra.
British Dictionary definitions for rostral rostral adjective
- biology of or like a beak or snout
- adorned with the prows of shipsa rostral column
Word Origin and History for rostral adj.
c.1400, from Late Latin rostralis, from Latin rostrum “beak” (see).