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suctorial

[suhk-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr-] /sʌkˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-/
adjective
1.
adapted for sucking or suction, as an organ; functioning as a sucker for imbibing or adhering.
2.
having sucking organs; imbibing or adhering by suckers.
3.
pertaining to or characterized by suction.
Origin of suctorial
1825-1835
1825-35; < New Latin sūctōri(us) (see suctorian) + -al1
Related forms
nonsuctorial, adjective
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suctorial

/sʌkˈtɔːrɪəl/
adjective
1.
specialized for sucking or adhering: the suctorial mouthparts of certain insects
2.
relating to or possessing suckers or suction
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin suctōrius, from Latin sūgere to suck
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suctorial in Medicine

suctorial suc·to·ri·al (sŭk-tôr'ē-əl)
adj.
Relating to or adapted for sucking.

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