Odontophorous O`don*toph"o*rous, a. (Zo["o]l.) Having an odontophore. [1913 Webster]

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  • odontophorous — See odontophoral. * * * …   Universalium

  • odontophorous — odon·toph·o·rous …   English syllables

  • odontophorous — | ̷ ̷ˌdän.|täf(ə)rəs adjective : having an odontophore …   Useful english dictionary

  • odontophore — odontophoral /oh don tof euhr euhl/, odontophorine /oh don tof euh ruyn , euhr in/, odontophorous, adj. /oh don teuh fawr , fohr /, n. Zool. a structure in the mouth of most mollusks over which the radula is drawn backward and forward in the… …   Universalium

  • odontophore — /ɒˈdɒntəfɔ/ (say o dontuhfaw) noun a structure in the mouth of most molluscs, over which the radula is drawn backwards and forwards in the process of breaking up food. {Greek odontophoros bearing teeth} –odontophoral /ɒdɒnˈtɒfərəl/ (say odon… …   Australian English dictionary

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