eurypylous

eurypylous

[¦yu̇r·ə¦pī·ləs]
(invertebrate zoology)
Having a wide opening; applied to sponges with wide apopyles opening directly into excurrent canals, and wide prosopyles opening directly from incurrent canals.
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