ommatophorous

ommatophore

[uh-mat-uh-fawr, -fohr]
noun Zoology.
a tentacle or movable stalk bearing an eye, as in certain snails.

Origin:
1875–80; < Greek ommat- eye (see ommateum) + -o- + -phore

ommatophorous [om-uh-tof-er-uhs] , adjective
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ommatophore (ɒˈmætəˌfɔː)
 
n
zoology a movable stalk or tentacle bearing an eye, occurring in lower animals such as crabs and snails
 
[C19: from Greek omma eye + -phore]
 
ommatophorous
 
adj

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