n. [Gr. apo, away; poros, passage]
An aperture forming an exit from the apochete; may be equivalent to an oscule.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • apochete — n. [Gr. apo, away; cheo, pour] (PORIFERA) An exhalant canal that extends from the apopyles to apopore …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • oscule — n.; pl. la [L. dim. os, mouth] 1. (PORIFERA) A comparatively large exhalant aperture; an oscular chimney; see apopore. 2. (PLATYHELMINTHES: Cestoda) A sucker …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • posticum — see apopore …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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