rhabdion

noun
rhab·di·on | \ ˈrabdēˌän \
plural -s

Definition of rhabdion 

: any of the sclerotized segments making up the lining of the buccal cavity of a nematode worm

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History and Etymology for rhabdion

New Latin, from Greek, little rod, diminutive of rhabdos rod

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