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hypostoma


hypostoma


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Manubrium  \Ma*nu"bri*um\,  n.;  pl  L.  {Manubria},  E. 
  {Manubriums}.  [L.,  handle,  fr  manus  hand.] 
  1.  (Anat.)  A  handlelike  process  or  part  esp.,  the  anterior 
  segment  of  the  sternum,  or  presternum,  and  the  handlelike 
  process  of  the  malleus. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  The  proboscis  of  a  jellyfish;  --  called  also 
  {hypostoma}.  See  Illust.  of  {Hydromedusa}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hypostome  \Hy"po*stome\,  Hypostoma  \Hy*pos"to*ma\,  n.  [NL. 
  hypostoma,  fr  Gr  "ypo`  beneath  +  ?  mouth.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  lower  lip  of  trilobites,  crustaceans,  etc