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noun Zoology.
  1. (in annelids and many bivalve mollusks) an infolding along the inner wall of the intestine.
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Origin of typhlosole

1855–60; < Greek typhlo- (combining form of typhlós blind) + -sole (apparently irregular shortening of Greek sōlḗn pipe, channel)
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Historical Examples

  • Note the dorsal fold of the intestine, typhlosole, extending into the lumen.

    Elementary Zoology, Second Edition

    Vernon L. Kellogg

  • This wider tube has a ridge running along its dorsal side, the typhlosole.