Sentence Examples


  • A proboscis absent, but jaws usually present.
  • The proboscis bears at its extremity a circlet of smaller oral tentacles.
  • The stomach may be drawn out into the manubrium, forming a proboscis (" Magenstiel ") of considerable length.
  • Supposing the tube to be completely introverted and to commence its eversion, we then find that eversion may take place, either by a forward movement of the side of the tube near its attached base, as in the proboscis of the Nemertine worms, the pharynx of Chaetopods and the eye-tentacle of Gastropods, or by a forward movement of the inverted apex of the tube, as in the proboscis of the Rhabdocoel Planarians, and in that of Gastropods here under consideration.
  • Shell turriculated, with elongated spire; proboscis short; siphon rudimentary.
 

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