phialopore

noun
phi·​a·​lo·​pore | \ ˈfīəlōˌpō(ə)r \

Definition of phialopore

: the aperture through which the hollow asexual daughter colony of a volvox inverts itself

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History and Etymology for phialopore

Greek phialo- (from phialē bowl) + English -pore

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“Phialopore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phialopore. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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