duplicature muscle fibers
(BRYOZOA)
Muscle fibers that widen the anterior end of the tentacle sheath, through which the lophophore passes during protrusion and serves as fixator ligaments for protruded polypide.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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