Botany A fringe of toothlike appendages surrounding the lips of a moss pill.
Zoology The area or components across the mouth in some invertebrates.
a couple of bands of tooth-like appendages surrounding the orifice associated with the capsule of numerous mosses.
The parts of or surrounding the mouths of several invertebrates.
The lip, or edge of the aperture, of a spiral layer.
The edge of teeth across the orifice regarding the capsule of mosses. It includes 4, 8, 16, 32, or 64 teeth, and can even be either solitary or dual.
The lip, or side of the aperture, of a spiral layer.
The membrane layer surrounding the lips of an invertebrate pet.
In botany, the ring or edge of fragile hairlike appendages that is seen on the rim or mouth of the pill of a moss as soon as the operculum is removed.
In zoology, mouth-parts in general; the structures or set of components which surround the cavity of lips or oral opening and constitute its walls, framework, or skeleton: used mainly of lower animals, as echinoderms, which have circular or radiate mouth-parts.
(botany) fringe of toothlike appendages surrounding the mouth of a moss capsule