epistoma definition

  • noun:
    • alternate type of epistome.
    • the location amongst the antennæ while the lips, in Crustacea.
    • A liplike organ that covers the mouth, generally in most Bryozoa. See Illust., under entoprocta.
    • In zoology, some part, region, or organ borne upon or lying prior to the lips.
    • additionally epistome.
    • The anterior part of the cephalic doublure associated with the Trilobita, often isolated because of the sutures.
    • alternate as a type of epistome.
    • The region between the antennæ and the mouth, in Crustacea.
    • A liplike organ that covers the lips, generally in most Bryozoa. See Illust., under entoprocta.
    • In zoology, some part, area, or organ borne upon or lying ahead of the mouth.
    • In addition epistome.
    • The anterior area of the cephalic doublure associated with the Trilobita, occasionally isolated because of the sutures.
    • Alternative form of epistome.
    • The region amongst the antennæ while the lips, in Crustacea.
    • A liplike organ that addresses the mouth, in many Bryozoa. See Illust., under entoprocta.
    • In zoology, some part, region, or organ borne upon or lying prior to the lips.
    • Also epistome.
    • The anterior the main cephalic doublure of Trilobita, often separated because of the sutures.
    • Alternative type of epistome.
    • the location involving the antennæ together with mouth, in Crustacea.
    • A liplike organ that addresses the mouth, generally in most Bryozoa. See Illust., under entoprocta.
    • In zoology, some part, area, or organ borne upon or lying prior to the mouth.
    • In addition epistome.
    • The anterior the main cephalic doublure of the Trilobita, sometimes isolated by the sutures.

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