[eks-hey-luh nt, ek-sey-]
- exhaling; emitting.
- something that exhales, as the ducts of certain mollusks.
Origin of exhalant
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Examples from the Web for exhalent
The eggs are minute, and pass out into the sea-water through the dorsal or exhalent siphon.
It will be noted that the diagram represents an individual with a single osculum or exhalent aperture.Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa
- emitting a vapour or liquid; exhalingan exhalant siphon; exhalant duct
- an organ or vessel that emits a vapour or liquid
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