gonostome

gonostome

[′gän·ə‚stōm]
(invertebrate zoology)
The part of the genital duct of a coelomate invertebrate known as the coelomic funnel. Also known as coelomostome.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Gonostome subsemicircular, approximately as long as wide; lateral walls formed by elevated endites of coxae IV.
This specimen is probably either young or of a different sex from the type." The illustration of the prosomal ventral complex seems to indicate a closed gonostome, typical of immature specimens.
Gonostome sub-semicircular, approximately as long as wide; lateral walls formed by elevated endites of coxae IV Ventral prosomal complex of female with only coxae II meeting in the midline (Fig.