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Origin of siphuncle
OTHER WORDS FROM siphunclesi·phun·cu·lar, si·phun·cu·late [sahy-fuhng-kyuh-lit], /saɪˈfʌŋ kyə lɪt/, si·phun·cu·lat·ed [sahy-fuhng-kyuh-ley-tid], /saɪˈfʌŋ kyəˌleɪ tɪd/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for siphuncle
It is peculiar to the louse tribe (Pediculid), and it consists of the tubulet (Tubulus), and siphuncle (Siphunculus).An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4)|William Kirby
In Ammonoids the siphuncle is always marginal, and usually external.
The siphuncle in the Nautilus pierces the centres of the septa, and in fossil Nautiloids it is usually central or sub-central.
Shell straight or slightly curved, with a simple aperture, large terminal chamber and cylindrical siphuncle.
Shell straight, with wide margina siphuncle, necks produced into tubes fitting into one another.