cephalogaster
n. [Gr. kephale, head; gaster, stomach]
(ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)
A contractile organ in adult epicaridean isopods functioning in sucking blood and possibly respiration.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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