noun om·mat·o·phore \əˈmatəˌfō(ə)r\

Definition of ommatophore



  1. :  a movable peduncle bearing an eye a snail probing with his eyes at the end of their ommatophores


\¦ämə¦täf(ə)rəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of ommatophore

probably from (assumed) New Latin ommatophorus, from Greek ommat-, omma eye + New Latin -o- + -phorus -phore

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