incurrent siphon

incurrent siphon

[in′kə·rənt ′sī·fən]
(invertebrate zoology)
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Zooids in elongate systems, colony a single Botrylloides color, usually purple or orange, vertically nigrum oriented in tunic, testis ventral (on side with incurrent siphon) and anterior to single ovary, stomach lobes bulbous at ends Zooids in elongate systems, two colors in colony, Botrylloides sp.
altilis extended from a point immediately anterior to the incurrent siphon to a point ventral and opposite to the posterior end of the hinge ligament [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED].
The modified female mantle extended from a point immediately anterior to the incurrent siphon to a point directly ventral and opposite to the posterior-most end of the hinge ligament [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 2 OMITTED].