forcipate trophus

forcipate trophus

[′fȯr·sə‚pāt ′trō·fəs]
(invertebrate zoology)
A type of masticatory apparatus in certain predatory rotifers which resembles forceps and is used for grasping.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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