from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any contractile vessel of invertebrates which is not of the nature of a real heart, especially one of those pertaining to the excretory system.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In brachiopods, one of several tubular infundibuliform organs by which the perivisceral cavity communicates with the pallial chamber, and which were described by Owen as hearts. See cut under Waldheimia.
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