Siphonostomatous
Siphonostomatous Si`pho*no*stom"a*tous, a. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Having the front edge of the aperture of the shell prolonged in the shape of a channel for the protection of the siphon; -- said of certain gastropods. (b) Pertaining to the Siphonostomata. [1913 Webster]

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  • siphonostomatous — adj. [Gr. siphon, tube; stoma, mouth] (MOLLUSCA: Gastropoda) Having the apertural margin notched or formed with a canal for the protrusion of the siphon …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • siphonostomatous — si·pho·no·stoma·tous …   English syllables

  • siphonostomatous — |sīfənō|stōməd.əs, täm adjective Etymology: siphon + stomatous 1. : having the front edge of the aperture of the shell prolonged in the shape of a channel for the protection of the siphon used of various marine snails 2. : having a tubular mouth… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Siphonobranchiata — Si pho*no*bran chi*a ta, n. pl. [NL. See {Siphon}, and {Branchia}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A tribe of gastropods having the mantle border, on one or both sides, prolonged in the form of a spout through which water enters the gill cavity. The shell itself is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Siphonostomata — Si pho*no*stom a*ta, n. pl. [NL. See {Siphon}, and {Stoma}.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A tribe of parasitic copepod Crustacea including a large number of species that are parasites of fishes, as the lerneans. They have a mouth adapted to suck blood. (b) An… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Siphonostome — Si pho*nos tome, n. [Gr. ??? a siphon + ??? mouth.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any parasitic entomostracan of the tribe Siphonostomata. (b) A siphonostomatous shell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • neck — n. [A.S. hnecca, neck] 1. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The slender connecting structure between head and thorax where the head is free. 2. (MOLLUSCA) Distal part of the base of a siphonostomatous shell, starting where outline of left side changes from… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • σιφωνοστοματικός — ή, ό, Ν βιολ. (για μαλάκιο) αυτός που έχει σωληνοειδές στόμα ή αυτός που φέρει στην πρόσθια παρυφή τού οστράκου εγκοπή για την έξοδο τού σίφωνα. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Αντιδάνεια λ., πρβλ. αγγλ. siphonostomatous < σίφωνας + στόμα, ατος] …   Dictionary of Greek

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