rostrad

rostrad

 [ros´trad]
1. toward a rostrum; nearer the rostrum in relation to a specific point of reference.
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ros·trad

(ros'trăd),
1. In a direction toward any rostrum.
2. Situated nearer a rostrum or the snout end of an organism in relation to a specific reference point; opposite of caudad (2).
[L. rostrum, beak, + -ad, toward]
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ros·trad

(ros'trad)
1. In a direction toward any rostrum.
2. Situated nearer a rostrum or the snout end of an organism in relation to a specific reference point; opposite of caudad (2).
[L. rostrum, beak, + -ad, toward]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Information from mechanoreceptors on the telson, uropods, and abdominal tergites, for example, is integrated within the abdominal ganglionic chain, but it may also be sent rostrad to higher centers in the central nervous system (Kennedy, 1963; Kennedy and Mellon, 1964a, b).
Malik & Vais (1998) also reported that the right and left kidneys shifted rostrad with the advancement of age in goat.