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eyestalk

[ahy-stawk] /ˈaɪˌstɔk/
noun, Zoology
1.
the stalk or peduncle upon which the eye is borne in lobsters, shrimps, etc.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; eye + stalk1
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  • To get better maturation effect, unilateral eyestalk ablation is desirable.
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eyestalk

/ˈaɪˌstɔːk/
noun
1.
a movable stalk bearing a compound eye at its tip: occurs in crustaceans and some molluscs
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eyestalk in Science
eyestalk
  (ī'stôk')   
A movable stalk having a compound eye on its tip, found on crabs, lobsters, and other crustaceans.
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