Typhlosole Typh"lo*sole, n. [Gr. ? blind + ? channel.] (Zo["o]l.) A fold of the wall which projects into the cavity of the intestine in bivalve mollusks, certain annelids, starfishes, and some other animals. [1913 Webster]

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  • Typhlosole — A typhlosole is an internal fold of the intestine or intestine inner wall. Typhlosoles occur in bivalve mollusks and some annelids, and echinoderms.In earthworms, it is a dorsal flap of the intestine that runs along most of its length. Its… …   Wikipedia

  • typhlosole — a spirally coiled fold of the intestinal wall; in jawed fishes it can be developed into a spiral valve …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • typhlosole — n. [Gr. typhlos, blind; solen, channel] A longitudinal infolding of the dorsal intestinal wall into the intestinal lumen …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • typhlosole — /tif leuh sohl /, n. Zool. (in annelids and many bivalve mollusks) an infolding along the inner wall of the intestine. [1855 60; < Gk typhlo (comb. form of typhlós blind) + sole (appar. irreg. shortening of Gk solén pipe, channel)] * * * …   Universalium

  • typhlosole — noun a fold in the surface of the intestines of some invertebrates etc that increases its digestive surface area …   Wiktionary

  • typhlosole — typh·lo·sole …   English syllables

  • typhlosole — /ˈtɪfləsoʊl/ (say tifluhsohl) noun an inwardly projecting fold of the intestine of some invertebrates such as the earthworm or vertebrates such as the shark. {Greek typhlos blind + sōlēn channel} …   Australian English dictionary

  • typhlosole — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌsōl noun ( s) Etymology: typhl + Greek sōlēn channel, pipe more at syringe : a longitudinal fold of the wall projecting into the cavity of the intestine especially in bivalve mollusks, some annelids, and starfishes …   Useful english dictionary

  • annelid — /an l id/, n. 1. any segmented worm of the phylum Annelida, including the earthworms, leeches, and various marine forms. adj. 2. belonging or pertaining to the Annelida. Also, annelidan /euh nel i dn/. [1825 35; see ANNELIDA] * * * Any member of… …   Universalium

  • Craniata — For the class of brachiopods, see Craniforma. Craniata Temporal range: Early Cambrian Recent …   Wikipedia

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