ostiole

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ostiole

[′äs·tē‚ōl]
(biology)
A small orifice or pore.

ostiole

A small entrance.
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These results showed that the ostioles did not facilitate the pathogen penetration, contrary to FREIRE et al.
Abdominal margins reddish dorsally; dorsal median plates dark brown, with light brown spots medially and adjacent to ostioles of dorsal abdominal scent glands; dorsolateral plates pale; abdomen reddish ventrally; ventral plates dark brown.