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archaeostomatous

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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Applied to a gastrula when the blastopore does not entirely open up.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Applied to a gastrula when the blastopore does not entirely close up.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or having the characters of the Arch√¶ostomata.
  • In biology, having a primitive blastopore or original orifice of invagination of a blastosphere which has undergone gastrulation; retaining an archenteric aperture, as distinguished from any other which may be acquired by a deuterostomatous gastrula: it is the usual state of those gastrul√¶ which are formed by emboly.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek ancient + mouth. (Wiktionary)

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