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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An appendage or thickened fold on the floor of the mouth of many insects.

Usage examples (22)
  • Palate: = hypopharynx; q.v. Paleace: chaff or chaffy: = paleaceous.
  • Just below this is the hypopharynx, the lateral margins of which are very thin.
  • Endolabium: the inner or mouth surface of the labium: the hypopharynx when that is well developed.
  • Hypopharyngeal sclerites: in bees, a pair of strap-like pieces along the hypopharynx to the mentum: see also epipharyngeal sclerites. for more
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