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ros·tral

 (rŏs′trəl, rô′strəl)
adj.
1. Anatomy At, near, or toward the head, especially the front of the head: the rostral prefrontal cortex.
2. Of or relating to a rostrum.

ros′tral·ly adv.

rostral

(ˈrɒstrəl)
adj
1. (Biology) biology of or like a beak or snout
2. adorned with the prows of ships: a rostral column.
Translations

ros·tral

a. rostral, rel. o semejante a un rostro.
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NEW YORK, June 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CEFALY Technology, the creators of the first FDA-approved transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation device specifically authorized for use prior to the onset of migraine pain, has released significant data from a new PET trial showing that the Cefaly device returns normal metabolic activity to the areas in the brain in migraine patients, namely the orbitofrontal cortex and rostral cingulate.
The ventral aspect of the left maxillary bone and rostral brain case were osteolytic (Fig 2).
The balloon and tube were filled with water and advanced orally to the esophagus to a location just rostral to the diaphragm [21-22].
This can be caused by viral infection, as in the case of Adie's tonic pupil, damage to the pre-tectal area (Parinaud's syndrome), or damage in the rostral midbrain (Argyll-Robertson pupil).
Cephalic neuromasts: supraorbital 16-19, parietal 3-4, anterior rostral 1, posterior rostral 1, infraorbital 18-22, preorbital 1-2, otic 1-6, postotic 2-3, supratemporal 1, median opercular 1, ventral opercular 2, preopercular 18-23, mandibular 10-14, lateral mandibular 3-5.
The following day, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed acute ischemic change within the rostral pons and midbrain (Figure 2).
The rostral anterior cingulate cortex, bilateral anterior insula, brainstem and cerebellum are referred to as the 'pain matrix' because these areas are involved in pain processing, judging the severity and level of discomfort of the stimulus.
A micrometer was used for measuring zoeal rostrodorsal length (RDL) from the tip of the rostral spine to the tip of the dorsal spine; carapace length (CL) from the base of the rostral spine to the posteriormost carapace margin; and carapace width (CW) as the maximum width of the carapace or the distance between the tips of the minute lateral spines.
The third edition of the classic textbook on the cellular structure of the human brainstem adds new drawings and photographs to illustrate the rostral pole of the midbrain.
Supranuclear control of vertical eye movements is subserved by diffuse cortical projections from the frontal and supplementary eye fields reaching the rostral interstitial nuclei of the medial longitudinal fasciculus (riMLF) and the interstitial nuclei of Cajal (inC) at the level of the midbrain pretectum (7).
Head, pro-, meso-, metanotum, antennal segments, rostral segments, legs, scent gland openings of segments II-III, III-IV, and IV-V, and lateral margins of abdominal segments whitish-yellow; eyes deep red; abdomen white, rostrum reaching abdominal sternite II.
Likewise, neuroimaging studies show that placebo treatment activates specific brain structures such as the prefrontal cortex and the rostral anterior cingulate cortex.