Definition of Endostyle. Meaning of Endostyle. Synonyms of Endostyle

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Definition of Endostyle

Endostyle
Endostyle En"do*style, n. [Endo- + Gr. ? a pillar.] (Zo["o]l.) A fold of the endoderm, which projects into the blood cavity of ascidians. See Tunicata.

Meaning of Endostyle from wikipedia

- The endostyle is an organ which ****ists lower-chordates (urochordates and cephalochordates, as well as the larvae of lampreys) in filter-feeding. This...
- chordates possess a notochord, a dorsal nerve cord, pharyngeal slits, an endostyle, and a post-anal tail: these five anatomical features define this phylum...
- the other four chordate features-- a notochord, a post-anal tail, an endostyle, and pharyngeal slits. The dorsal hollow nerve cord is a hollow cord dorsal...
- long ciliated groove, or endostyle, runs along one side of the pharynx, and a projecting ridge along the other. The endostyle may be homologous with the...
- Amphioxus, have a structure very similar to that of larval lampreys (the endostyle), and this also secretes iodine-containing compounds (albeit not thyroxine)...
- stages. These synapomorphies are: notochord, dorsal hollow nerve cord, endostyle, pharynx, and post-anal tail. Cephalochordates employ a filter feeding...
- opening with the rest of the gut. It has a ciliated groove known as an endostyle on its ventral surface, and this secretes a mucous net which collects...
- cord Chordates Hollow dorsal nerve cord, notochord, pharyngeal slits, endostyle, post-anal tail approx. 55,000+ Cnidaria Stinging nettle Cnidarians Nematocysts...
- an endostyle, an organ used for filter feeding that is otherwise found only in tunicates and lancelets. During metamorphosis the lamprey endostyle develops...
- the lamprey loses both the gallbladder and the biliary tract, and the endostyle turns into a thyroid gland. Some species, including those that are not...
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