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rostrum

 [ros´trum] (L.)
1. a beak-shaped process.
2. the oral and nasal region.

ros·trum

, pl.

ros·tra

,

ros·trums

(ros'trŭm, -tră), [TA]
Any beak-shaped structure.
[L. a beak]

rostrum

/ros·trum/ (ros´trum) pl. ros´tra, rostrums   [L.] a beak-shaped process.

rostrum

(rŏs′trəm)
n. pl. ros·trums or ros·tra (-trə)
A beaklike or snoutlike projection.

rostrum

[ros′trəm]
Etymology: L, beak
a beaklike projection, as the rostrum of the sphenoid bone.

ros·trum

, pl. rostra (ros'trŭm, -tră) [TA]
Any beak-shaped structure.
[L. a beak]

rostrum

pl. rostra [L.]
1. a beak-shaped process.
2. the most anterior part of the body.

nasal rostrum
snout; apex of the nostrils and upper lip.
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