Lopho-



combining form
1.
indicating a crested or tufted part: lophophore

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    [lof-uh-brangk, loh-fuh-] /ˈlɒf əˌbræŋk, ˈloʊ fə-/ adjective 1. belonging or pertaining to the Lophobranchii, the group of fishes comprising the pipefishes, sea horses, snipefishes, trumpetfishes, etc. noun 2. a lophobranch fish. /ˈləʊfəˌbræŋk/ noun 1. any teleost fish of the suborder Lophobranchii, having the gills arranged in rounded tufts: includes the pipefishes and sea horses adjective […]

  • Lophodont

    [lof-uh-dont, loh-fuh-] /ˈlɒf əˌdɒnt, ˈloʊ fə-/ adjective 1. having molar teeth with crowns in the form of transverse ridges.



  • Lophophore

    [lof-uh-fawr, -fohr, loh-fuh-] /ˈlɒf əˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr, ˈloʊ fə-/ noun 1. the ring of ciliated tentacles encircling the mouth of a bryozoan or phoronid. 2. a similar organ in a brachiopod, composed of two ciliated, spirally coiled tentacles. /ˈləʊfəˌfɔː/ noun 1. a circle or horseshoe of ciliated tentacles surrounding the mouth and used for the capture […]

  • Loping

    [lohp] /loʊp/ verb (used without object), loped, loping. 1. to move or run with bounding steps, as a quadruped, or with a long, easy stride, as a person. 2. to canter leisurely with a rather long, easy stride, as a horse. verb (used with object), loped, loping. 3. to cause to lope, as a horse. […]



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