Haustellum



[haw-stel-uh m] /hɔˈstɛl əm/

noun, plural haustella
[haw-stel-uh] /hɔˈstɛl ə/ (Show IPA)
1.
(in certain crustaceans and insects) an organ or part of the proboscis adapted for sucking blood or plant juices.
/hɔːˈstɛləm/
noun (pl) -la (-lə)
1.
the tip of the proboscis of a housefly or similar insect, specialized for sucking food

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