Endostyle Definition

noun

(zoology) A longitudinal ciliated groove on the ventral wall of the pharynx which produces mucus to gather food particles, found in urochordates and cephalochordates and in the larvae of lampreys.

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Other Word Forms of Endostyle

Noun

Singular:
endostyle
Plural:
endostyles

Origin of Endostyle

  • endo- + Ancient Greek a pillar.

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