odontophore

noun

odon·​to·​phore
ōˈdäntəˌfō(ə)r
plural -s
1
: a usually more or less protrusible structure in the mouths of most mollusks except the bivalves that supports the radula
2
: radula

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary odont- + -phore

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“Odontophore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/odontophore. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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