Definition of Rictal

1. a. Of or pertaining to the rictus; as, rictal bristles.



Definition of Rictal

1. Adjective. possessing the qualities of a rictus ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rictal

1. rictus [adj] - See also: rictus

Medical Definition of Rictal

1. Of or pertaining to the rictus; as, rictal bristles. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rictal

rickshaws
rickstand
rickstands
rickyard
rickyards
ricochet
ricocheted
ricocheting
ricochets
ricochetted
ricochetting
ricotta
ricottas
ricrac
ricracs
rictal (current term)
ricture
rictures
rictus
rictuses
ricy
rid
rid of
rid out
rid up
ridable
riddance
riddances
ridded
ridden

Literary usage of Rictal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bulletin by United States National Museum (1911)
"rictal bristles obvious but small; feathers of chin and anterior portion of malar region with bristly points or terminal setae. ..."

2. Bulletin by United States National Museum (1914)
"... with a prominent "tooth" or angular projection at commencement of the strongly convex and very prominent rictal portion. ..."

3. Manual of the Vertebrates of the Northern United States: Including the by David Starr Jordan (1878)
"More reddish; rictal bristles with lateral filaments; L. 12; W. 9; T. 6|. ... No rictal bristles. Tail feathers 10; plumage compact. ..."

4. Manual of the Vertebrates of the Northern United States: Including the by David Starr Jordan (1878)
"More reddish; rictal bristles with lateral filaments; L. 12; W. 9; T. 6£. ... No rictal bristles. Tail feathers 10; plumage compact. ..."

5. The Birds of North and Middle America: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Higher by Robert Ridgway (1919)
"... the basal portion, together with frontal shield and rictal lobes, ... rictal and malar regions, and entire under parts immaculate buffy white, ..."

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