rostrad

rostrad
\\ˈräˌstrad\ adverb
Etymology: rostr- + -ad
: toward a rostrum

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  • rostrad — 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] * * * ros·trad räs .trad adv toward a rostrum …   Medical dictionary

  • rostrad — adv. [L. rostrum, beak] Toward the anterior end; cephalad; toward the rostrum when anterior …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • rostrad — ros·trad …   English syllables

  • cephalad — adv. [Gr. kephale, head; L. ad, toward] Toward the head or anterior end; rostrad; see caudad …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • prosoma — n. [Gr. pro, before; soma, body] 1. (ARTHROPODA) The anterior part of the body, usually applied to the cephalothorax. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata) Fused imperceptably to the opisthosoma in Acari; see proterosoma. 3. (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • fold — 1. A ridge or margin apparently formed by the doubling back of a lamina. SYN: plica. 2. In the embryo, a transient elevation or reduplication of tissue in the form of a lamina …   Medical dictionary

  • Seessel pouch — a transient outpouching of the embryonic pharynx rostrad of the oropharyngeal membrane and caudal to Rathke pouch …   Medical dictionary

  • rostr- — combining form or rostri or rostro Etymology: Latin rostr , from rostrum 1. : beak : rostrum …   Useful english dictionary

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