Origin of suctorial
Examples from the Web for suctorial
Historical Examples of suctorial
The mouth in living forms is suctorial and is not supported by jaws.The Vertebrate Skeleton
Sidney H. Reynolds
Impregnation is effected by the male attaching itself by its suctorial mouth to the female.
The young fish on hatching immediately used its suctorial disc to attach itself to the sides of the vessel in which it was placed.
They are probably remnants of the same primitive organs as the suctorial disc of Lepidosteus.
As the tadpole attains its full development, the suctorial organs behind the mouth gradually atrophy.
- specialized for sucking or adheringthe suctorial mouthparts of certain insects
- relating to or possessing suckers or suction
Word Origin for suctorial
- Relating to or adapted for sucking.