from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Balanoglossus, a minute opening which places the cavity of a gill-pouch in communication with the exterior.
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In most species of _Balanoglossus_ each gill-slit may be said to open into its own atrial chamber or gill-pouch; this in its turn opens to the exterior by a minute gill-pore.
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