dactylotome

noun
dac·​tyl·​o·​tome | \ dakˈtiləˌtōm \
plural -s

Definition of dactylotome

: one of a series of shallow slits by which dactylopores open into their associated gastropore

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History and Etymology for dactylotome

dactyl- + -tome

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“Dactylotome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dactylotome. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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