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synonyms for suctorial

  • aspiratory
  • paratrophic
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How to use suctorial in a sentence

In this septum there is formed at a later stage a vertical muscle attached to the suctorial part of the stomodum.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
Lampreys are carnivorous creatures, and attach themselves to fishes by their suctorial mouths, and rasp away the flesh.
THE SEA SHOREWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
The two heterogenetic generations are very different in the parasitic suctorial worms (trematodes).
THE WONDERS OF LIFEERNST HAECKEL
In the same place the suctorial Entomostraca are added as examples of the difficulty of recognising the type.
THE FOUNDATIONS OF THE ORIGIN OF SPECIESCHARLES DARWIN
It is called by Mr. Swainson the suctorial, from a very generally prevalent peculiarity, that of drawing sustenance by suction.
VESTIGES OF THE NATURAL HISTORY OF CREATIONROBERT CHAMBERS
If, of course, its suctorial mouth had arisen from an ancestral gnathostomatous mouth, then the argument would have more force.
THE ORIGIN OF VERTEBRATESWALTER HOLBROOK GASKELL
Pharynx suctorial; no radula; branchial rosette on the dorsal surface, above the mantle-border.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 5VARIOUS
Pharynx suctorial; branchiae surrounding the body, between the mantle and foot.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 5VARIOUS
It probably also gives rise to the three muscles attached to the suctorial apparatus of the œsophagus.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME II (OF 4)FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
Mouth parts suctorial; beak or the sheath of the beak jointed; in the mature state usually with four wings.
HANDBOOK OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGYWILLIAM ALBERT RILEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SUCTORIAL

  • aspiratory
  • paratrophic
  • suctorial
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