Difference between revisions of "trophic sac"

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|alternative label=<b>trophic pouch</b>
 
|alternative label=<b>trophic pouch</b>
|definition=([[Arthropoda]]: [[Insecta]]) In Siphunculata (Anoplura), a pouch opening off the [[cibarium]] housing three closely [[compressed]] stylets, with only the anterior end exposed, functioning in piercing the [[skin]] for blood meals.
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|definition=([[Arthropoda]]: [[Insecta]]) In Siphunculata (Anoplura), a pouch opening off the [[cibarium]] housing three closely [[compressed]] stylets, with only the [[anterior]] end exposed, functioning in piercing the [[skin]] for [[blood]] meals.
 
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Revision as of 00:30, 14 September 2013

trophic sac also trophic pouch: (Arthropoda: Insecta) In Siphunculata (Anoplura), a pouch opening off the cibarium housing three closely compressed stylets, with only the anterior end exposed, functioning in piercing the skin for blood meals.