amphistome am·phis·tome (ām’fĭ-stōm’)
Any trematode of the genus Paramphistomum.
From a zoological point of view the most interesting fact connected with Lewiss amphistome is the existence of a gastric pouch.
Parasites T. Spencer Cobbold
adjective (of certain animals, such as leeches) having a sucker at either end of the body
(of a classical temple) having columns on both fronts. having columns at both sides. adjective (esp of a classical temple) having a set of columns at both ends or at both sides noun a temple of this kind
adjective in cell biology, pertaining to the attachment of centromeres of a chromosome to opposite poles of the spindle Examples Amphitelic attachment is needed to pull sister chromatids in opposite directions. Word Origin amphi- + telos ‘end, completion’ Usage Note science
(in an ancient Greek house) a room adjoining the thalamus.