Definición de astropyle en Inglés

astropyle

Pronunciación /ˈastrə(ʊ)pʌɪl/

nombre

Zoología
  • An orifice in the capsule of phaeodarian actinopods, consisting of a tubular projection or proboscis arising from a radiate operculum.

Origen

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Ernst Haeckel (1834–1919). From astro- (in allusion to the radiate operculum) + -pyle.