sucking stomach

noun

Definition of sucking stomach

1 : a food reservoir in some sucking insects connected with the esophagus by a tube
2 : the crop of an insect
3 : a widening of the posterior esophagus in spiders that functions as a pump

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“Sucking stomach.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sucking%20stomach. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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