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 (rŏs′trəl, rô′strəl)
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.


in a rostral manner
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The mandibular stumps were rounded and the soft tissue on the lingual surface of the mandible was folded rostrally over the exposed mandible and closed with simple, interrupted, 2-0 polyglycolic acid sutures.
S3 was positioned by measuring 9 cm rostrally from the tip of the coccyx, and one finger width from the midline or one finger width from the intersection between the bilateral sciatic notch connection and the midline.
The frontal region articulates rostrally with the nasal region via the zona flexoria craniofacialis (ZFC) (Fig.
Over the course of the first 2 weeks of radiation treatment, firm black tissue continued to proliferate from the caudal aspect of the left maxillary beak, extend rostrally and medially across the palate, and expand laterally.
The dorsal nasal turbinate was the longest and extended from level of third transverse rugae of hard palate to level of cribriform plate of ethmoid bone and it continued rostrally as straight fold.
According to proponents such method provides stronger construct rostrally, but it is at the cost of loss of rotation.
The second component takes origin fleshly on the ventrocaudal region of the fossa temporalis, medially to the first component and its fibers run rostrally and insert ventrally on a tenuous aponeurosis II.
The needle was then redirected rostrally at a 45o angle to the skin and advanced until the dorsal aspect of the ventral plate of the sacrum was contacted.
levator mandibulae internus) originate from the subocular bar, ventral to the eye, and extend rostrally to insert on the jaw (Meckel's cartilage).
Further testing 6 cm caudal to the 13th rib also produced high expiratory responses but also induced unwanted lower-limb movements, which could be avoided by stimulating more rostrally where peak expiratory pressures could still be maintained.
Repeat MRI of the brain showed extension of signal abnormalities into both cerebellar peduncles, the cerebellum and rostrally into the basal ganglia.