aboral


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aboral

[a′bȯr·əl]
(invertebrate zoology)
Opposite to the mouth.
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The antero-aboral angle is slightly rounded and the aboral margin is gently convex.
0] element has a lateral carina on each side of the cusp; these almost reach the aboral margin.
Aboral cup probably medium cone shaped, width to height ratio approximately 1.
Infrabasals presumably five and equal in size; infrabasal circlet low, approximately 18% of aboral cup height; infrabasal concavity absent.
gutnica Laufeld, 1974, but appendices of the latter species have a long unbranched proximal part as well as long and well-developed curved spines in the aboral part of the neck, which decrease in size towards the aperture.
The ornamentation is best developed at the shoulders and at the aboral part of the body.
Cryostat tissue slides (10 [micro]m) of the aboral part of the monkey (Cercopithecidae family) esophagus were used as antigen.