rostellar

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rostellum (rɒˈstɛləm)
 
n , pl -la
biology a small beaklike process, such as the hooked projection from the top of the head in tapeworms or the outgrowth from the stigma of an orchid
 
[C18: from Latin: a little beak, from rōstrum a beak]
 
ros'tellate
 
adj
 
ros'tellar
 
adj

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