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ros·trate

 (rŏs′trāt′, -trĭt, rô′strāt′, -strĭt)
adj. Biology
Having a rostrum.

[Latin rōstrātus, from rōstrum, beak; see rostrum.]
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rostrate

(ˈrɒsˌtreɪt)
adj
(Biology) biology having a beak or beaklike process
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Adj.1.rostrate - having a beak or beaklike snout or proboscis
beaked - having or resembling a beak
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The reproductive biology of a neotropical salamander, Bolitoglossa rostrate (Urodela: Plethodontidae).
The results of other bacterial species are as follows: Bacillus sp., 68.1% [21]; Bacillus thuringiensis, 42.7% [22]; Pseudomonas aeruginosa, 80% [23]; Brevibacterium casei, 70% [23]; Tetrahymena rostrate, 40% [24]; Pseudomonas sp., 65% [25]; Pseudomonas fluorescens, 34.30% [26] and 42.7% [22]; Pseudomonas aeruginosa, 80% [23]; Brevibacterium casei, 70% [23]; Tetrahymena rostrate, 40% [24]; Pseudomonas sp., 65% [25]; Pseudomonas fluorescens, 34.30% [26]; Pseudomonas aeruginosa, 25% [27]; Klebsiella pneumoniae, 15% [27]; and the Enterobacter cloacae efficiency was below the detectable limit [28].
Qilinyu rostrate was an armored bottom-dwelling fish that lived in the Silurian period, from about 444 million years ago to about 419 million years ago.
Valves lanceolate, elliptic or rhomboid, with broad round ends, acute or rostrate; internal septa present, each with a central oval chamber and several linear perforations; axial area narrow; raphe straight, striae transverse; chromatophores two.
Morph 2 forms had the same clavate-lanceolate shape as Morph 1 forms but more rounded, rostrate ends.
Shell rostrate, subtriangular, subequally biconvex almost as long as wide; hinge line very narrow, curved.