endostome


endostome
\\ˈendəˌstōm\ noun (-s)
Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary end- + -stome; probably originally formed in French
1.
a. : the opening in the inner integument of an ovule having two integuments
b. : the inner part of the peristome of a moss
2. [New Latin endostoma] : endostoma

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  • Endostome — En do*stome, n. [See {Endostoma}.] 1. (Bot.) The foramen or passage through the inner integument of an ovule. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) And endostoma. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • endostome — n. [Gr. endon, within; stoma, mouth] (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In some brachyuran Decapoda, a platelike part of the buccal frame; a palate …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • endostome — Palate like part of buccal frame in some brachyuran decapods. (Syn. palate) [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. Part of epistome forming palate in brachyurans and usually separated from epistome proper by transverse ridge [Williams, 1984]. Plate inside… …   Crustacea glossary

  • endostome — (an do sto m ) s. m. Terme de botanique. Ouverture dont est percée l une des deux enveloppes de l ovule végétal. ÉTYMOLOGIE    En grec, en dedans et bouche, ouverture …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • endostome — en·do·stome …   English syllables

  • palate — See: endostome [Martin, 2005]. Roof of buccal cavity in crabs [Williams, 1984]. See: endostome [McLaughlin, 1980]. (Order Decapoda): Endostome [Stachowitsch, 1992] …   Crustacea glossary

  • -stome — ⇒ STOME, STOMIE, élém. formants I. stome A. Élém. empr. au gr. (de « bouche ») « à bouche, orifice buccal, ventouse, ouverture (caractérisés par le 1er élém.) » (d apr. COTTEZ 1982); les mots constr. sont des adj., le plus souvent en empl. subst …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • -stomie — ⇒ STOME, STOMIE, élém. formants I. stome A. Élém. empr. au gr. (de « bouche ») « à bouche, orifice buccal, ventouse, ouverture (caractérisés par le 1er élém.) » (d apr. COTTEZ 1982); les mots constr. sont des adj., le plus souvent en empl. subst …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Peristome — The word peristome is derived from the Greek peri, meaning around or about , and stoma, mouth . It is a term used to describe various anatomical features that surround an opening to an organ or structure. The term is used in plants and… …   Wikipedia

  • Bryopsida — Taxobox name = Bryopsida image width = 240px image caption = Arthrodontous capsule of Dicranella varia regnum = Plantae divisio = Bryophyta classis = Bryopsida subdivision ranks = Subclasses subdivision = Diphysciidae Funariidae Dicranidae… …   Wikipedia


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