siphonoglyph

noun si·phono·glyph \sīˈfänəˌglif, ˈsīfənōˌg-\
variants: less commonly

siphonoglyphe

\ˌsīfəˈnäglə(ˌ)fē\

Definition of siphonoglyph

plural

-s

  1. :  a special groove leading down into the gullet from a corner of the mouth in many anthozoans

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Origin and Etymology of siphonoglyph

siphon- + Greek glyphē carved work — more at glyph


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