choanoid

Choanoid

Cho"a*noid\, a. [Gr. ? funnel + -oid.] (Anat.) Funnel-shaped; -- applied particularly to a hollow muscle attached to the ball of the eye in many reptiles and mammals.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: choanoflagellate
Next Definition: choate
Words Near: choanoid
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for choanoid
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing choanoid
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature