typhlosole


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typhlosole

[′tif·lə‚sōl]
(invertebrate zoology)
A dorsal longitudinal invagination of the intestinal wall in certain invertebrates serving to increase the absorptive surface.
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The new species belong to the group of Mexican Protozapotecia species with penial setae, typhlosole and seminal vesicles in 11 and 12.
The major typhlosole (mt) leaves the opening of the intestine and leads anteriorly to the floor of the stomach, winding gradually to the left, where it penetrates into orifice ddd1.
"The gut varies" among some worms, she wrote in 1971, "from having a simple groove opposite the typhlosole ...