mastax definition

  • noun:
    • The pharynx of a rotifer. It generally includes four horny pieces. The two central ones form the incus, against that your mallei, or lateral ones, work in order to break the foodstuff.
    • The lore of a bird.
    • The pharynx of a rotifer. It often includes four horny pieces. Both main people form the incus, against which the mallei, or horizontal people, work to be able to break the food.
    • The lore of a bird.
    • The muscular pharynx for the wheel-animalcules; the pharyngeal light bulb of rotifers, containing the masticatory device. Also referred to as buccal channel. -2. [capitalized] A genus of caraboid beetles, restricted to eastern Asia. Fischer, 1825. -
    • [capitalized] A genus of orthopterous pests.
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