Origin of pneumatophore
Examples from the Web for pneumatophore
Historical Examples of pneumatophore
The one end forms the pneumatophore, and the other, the oral part, the polypite.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4)
Francis Maitland Balfour
In cases where the cormus has no pneumatophore the topmost swimming bell may contain an oil-reservoir or oleocyst.
Divergent views have been held as to the morphological significance of the pneumatophore.
Next the pit closes up to form a vesicle with a pore, and so gives rise to the pneumatophore.
If sterile they remain attached and locomotor in function, forming the nectosome, the pneumatophore and swimming-bells.