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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In zoology, some part, region, or organ borne upon or lying before the mouth.
  • noun Also epistome.
  • noun The anterior part of the cephalic doublure of the Trilobita, sometimes isolated by the sutures.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The region between the antennæ and the mouth, in Crustacea.
  • noun A liplike organ that covers the mouth, in most Bryozoa. See Illust., under entoprocta.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative form of epistome.

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