Mouthpart meaning

mouth'pärt'
Any of the parts of the mouth of an insect or other arthropod, especially a part or an organ used for a specific way of feeding.
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Any of various structures, organs, or appendages around the mouth in arthropods, modified for biting, piercing, sucking, chewing, grasping, etc.
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Any of the parts of the mouth of an insect or other arthropod, especially a part or an organ used for a specific way of feeding.
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Any of the parts of the mouth of an insect or other arthropod, especially a part or organ used for a specific way of feeding.
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(usually in plural) An appendage-like structure on the outside of an insect's or other arthropod's mouth, serving to manipulate and masticate food.

The fans, or brushes, create currents in the water that direct food toward the larvae's mouthparts and help stuff the food into their deeply concealed mouths.

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Alternative spelling of mouthpart.
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Origin of mouthpart