Definition of Mastax. Meaning of Mastax. Synonyms of Mastax

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Definition of Mastax

Mastax
Mastax Mas"tax, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? mouth, jaws.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) The pharynx of a rotifer. It usually contains four horny pieces. The two central ones form the incus, against which the mallei, or lateral ones, work so as to crush the food. (b) The lore of a bird.

Meaning of Mastax from wikipedia

- Basilewsky, 1959 Mastax annulata Andrewes, 1924 Mastax brittoni Quentin, 1952 Mastax burgeoni Liebke, 1934 Mastax carissima Bates, 1892 Mastax confusa Basilewsky...
- specimen also has large compound eyes. The specific epithet mastax is from the Gr**** "mastax" meaning "jaw" or "mandible", a reference to the small size...
- Mastax vegeta is a species of beetle in the Carabidae family that can be found in such Indian provinces as Darjeeling, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim and Uttarakhand...
- Mastax thermarum is a species of beetle in the Carabidae family that can be found in Asia and Europe. Mastax thermarum egorovi Lafer, 1973 Mastax thermarum...
- rotifers, the mastax is adapted to grip onto the host, although, in others, the foot performs this function instead. Behind the mastax lies an oesophagus...
- Mastax histrio is a species of beetle in the Carabidae family that can be found in India, ****stan and Sri Lanka. Anichtchenko, Alexander; et al. "Mastax...
- Mastax laeviceps is a species of beetle in the Carabidae family that can be found in India and Myanmar. Anichtchenko, Alexander; et al. "Mastax laeviceps...
- Mastax alternans is a species of beetle in the Carabidae family with restricted distribution in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Anichtchenko, Alexander;...
- Mastax royi is a species of beetle in the family Carabidae that can be found in Ivory Coast and Senegal. Anichtchenko, Alexander; et al. "Mastax royi Basilewsky...
- Mastax rugiceps is a species of beetle in the family Carabidae with restricted distribution in Myanmar. Anichtchenko, Alexander; et al. "Mastax rugiceps...
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