Type: Term Pronunciation: os′kyū-lŭm, -lă Definitions: 1. A pore or minute opening.
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The main opening through which filtered water is discharged. Found in sponges.
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a large excurrent pore that allows water to exit from the internal cavity of sponges.
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Os'cu·lum noun ; plural Oscula . [ Latin , a little mouth.] (Zoology) Same as Oscule .
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Origin: L, a little mouth. ... <zoology> Same as Oscule. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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(os´ku-lәm) a minute opening.
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• (n.) Same as Oscule.
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(from the article `sponge`) ...throughout the year. Sponges for the most part bear living young (i.e., are viviparous); the larvae are released through the canals of the ... ...of single spicule types to differentiate species. Other morphological characters include shape, colour, consistency, surfac...
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osculum 1. An opening like a mouth, through which a sponge expels water. 2. A minute opening.
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The osculum is an excretory structure in the living sponge, a large opening to the outside through which the current of water exits after passing through the spongocoel. Wastes diffuse into the water and the water exits through the osculum at a velocity of nearly 8.4 cm/second, carrying away with i...
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