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- n. Alternative form of siphuncule.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. PL siphunculi (-li). In entomology, a siphuncle.
- n. [capitalized] See Sipunadus.
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The animal is said to inhabit only the uppermost or open chamber, which is larger than the rest; and that the rest remain empty except that the pipe, or siphunculus, which communicates from one to the other of them is filled with an appendage of the animal like a gut or string.