Siphonal stomach
Siphonal Si"phon*al, a. Of or pertaining to a siphon; resembling a siphon. [1913 Webster]

{Siphonal stomach} (Zo["o]l.), a stomach which is tubular and bent back upon itself, like a siphon, as in the salmon. [1913 Webster]


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  • Siphonal — Si phon*al, a. Of or pertaining to a siphon; resembling a siphon. [1913 Webster] {Siphonal stomach} (Zo[ o]l.), a stomach which is tubular and bent back upon itself, like a siphon, as in the salmon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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