From ZooTerms (Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology)
Mollusca: Gastropoda) The cartilaginous supporting organ of the radula, tongue or lingual ribbon possessing a complicated series of lingual teeth; Huxley included the radulaodontophore (noun; Greek odous, tooth; phoreus, bearer): 1. (
See also: buccal mass. 2. (NEMATA) A rigid section of the anterior alimentary tract from the base of the odontostyle to the beginning of the esophageal musculature, often with flanges or knobs for muscle attachment.