antispadix


antispadix
n. [Gr. anti, against; L. spadix, palm branch]
(MOLLUSCA: Gastropoda)
Four modified tentacles opposite the spadix of the male Nautilus, sp.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • antispadix — an·ti·spa·dix …   English syllables

  • antispadix — | ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷| noun Etymology: anti (I) + spadix : the four modified tentacles opposite the spadix in mollusks of the genus Nautilus …   Useful english dictionary


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