eyestalk definition

  • noun:
    • A movable stalklike construction using crustaceans, such as for example crabs and shrimp, that bears an eye at the tip.
    • A motile stalk having an eye at the tip
    • among the movable peduncles which, when you look at the decapod Crustacea, keep the eyes at the tip.
    • The stem or stalk where an eye fixed is borne, like in the stalk-eyed crustaceans; the ophthalmite. See cut-under stalk-eyed.
    • A movable stalklike construction in some crustaceans, such crabs and shrimp, that bears an eye at the tip.
    • A motile stalk having a watch on tip
    • one of many movable peduncles which, when you look at the decapod Crustacea, keep the eyes on tip.
    • The stem or stalk where a watch is borne, as in the stalk-eyed crustaceans; the ophthalmite. See cut under stalk-eyed.

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