Mastax

Mastax is a genus of beetles in the family Carabidae, containing the following species: ...
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Mastax

Mas'tax noun [ New Latin , from Greek ... mouth, jaws.] (Zoology) (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.
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mastax

<zoology> 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. ... The lore of a bird. ... Origin: NL, fr. Gr. Mouth, jaws. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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Mastax

• (n.) The lore of a bird. • (n.) 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.
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mastax

(from the article `aschelminth`) The alimentary canal of rotifers is quite different. The funnellike mouth leads into a pharynx armed with a complex cuticular organ, the mastax, or ...
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