eurypylous

adjective

eu·​ry·​py·​lous
¦yu̇rə¦pīləs
variants or eurypyllous
-¦pil-
: having a wide opening
specifically, of a sponge : having a direct connection between the flagellated chambers and their apopyles and prosopyles

Word History

Etymology

eurypylous from eury- + pyl- + -ous; eurypyllous alteration of eurypylous

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“Eurypylous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eurypylous. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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