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prosopyle

[pros-uh-pahyl] /ˈprɒs əˌpaɪl/
noun
1.
(in sponges) a pore through which water is drawn from the outside into one of the saclike chambers formed by the evagination of the body wall.
Compare apopyle.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; < Greek prósō forward + pýlē gate
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