Definition of endostyle
: a pair of parallel longitudinal folds projecting into the pharyngeal cavity in lower chordates (as the tunicates) that secrete mucus for trapping food particles
Origin of endostyle
International Scientific Vocabulary end- + Greek stylos pillar — more at steer
First Known Use: 1854
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