siphonostomatous

Siphonostomatous

Si`pho*no*stom"a*tous\, a. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Having the front edge of the aperture of the shell prolonged in the shape of a channel for the protection of the siphon; -- said of certain gastropods. (b) Pertaining to the Siphonostomata.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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