lacunar system

lacunar system

[lə′kü·nər ‚sis·təm]
(invertebrate zoology)
A series of intercommunicating spaces branching from two longitudinal vessels in the hypodermis of many acanthocephalins.
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As for the Barra da Tijuca, the beach contamination occurs mainly due to its connection to the lacunar system of Jacarepagua.
This new species of Acanthocephala is characterized by a spinous slender body with a reticular lacunar system.
Some key characteristics of Sphaerirostris include the hook armature on the proboscis a polydentritic lacunar system 3 or 4 tubular cement glands and an enlarged midway proboscis.
Body with reticular lacunar system with prominent nuclei.