ommatophore


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om·mat·o·phore

 (ō-măt′ə-fôr′)
n.
A movable stalk supporting an eye, as found in certain invertebrates.

[Greek omma, ommat-, eye; see okw- in Indo-European roots + -phore.]

ommatophore

(ɒˈmætəˌfɔː)
n
(Zoology) zoology a movable stalk or tentacle bearing an eye, occurring in lower animals such as crabs and snails
[C19: from Greek omma eye + -phore]
ommatophorous adj
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