Definition of Rhinophore

1. n. One of the two tentacle-like organs on the back of the head or neck of a nudibranch or tectibranch mollusk. They are usually retractile, and often transversely furrowed or plicate, and are regarded as olfactory organs. Called also dorsal tentacles. See Illust. under Pygobranchia, and Opisthobranchia.



Definition of Rhinophore

1. Noun. A club-shaped structure that occurs in pairs as the most prominent part of the external head anatomy of the dorid nudibranchs. ¹

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Medical Definition of Rhinophore

1. One of the two tentacle-like organs on the back of the head or neck of a nudibranch or tectibranch mollusk. They are usually retractile, and often transversely furrowed or plicate, and are regarded as olfactory organs. Synonym: dorsal tentacles. Origin: Rhino- + Gr. To bear. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhinophore

rhinology
rhinolophid
rhinolophids
rhinolophine
rhinomanometer
rhinomanometry
rhinomucormycosis
rhinomycosis
rhinonecrosis
rhinopathy
rhinopharyngeal
rhinopharyngitis
rhinopharyngolith
rhinopharynx
rhinophonia
rhinophore (current term)
rhinophores
rhinophycomycosis
rhinophyma
rhinoplastic
rhinoplasties
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rhinopneumonitis
rhinopome
rhinopomes
rhinorrhagia
rhinorrhagias
rhinorrhea
rhinorrheas
rhinorrhoea

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