Pseudolabia(Probolae)

This post was written by ali on January 8, 2009
Posted Under: Glossary

 Or False lips,

In Nematodes,Cuticular outgrowths(neoformations)arising around the oral opening and which,during development, overlie and then replace the primitive lips.The anterior extremity of numerous Spirurida has two lateral pseudolabia(=probolae of some authors)(Anderson 1974)

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