Sentence Examples


  • A proboscis absent, but jaws usually present.
  • The proboscis bears at its extremity a circlet of smaller oral tentacles.
  • The stomach may be drawn out into the manubrium, forming a proboscis (" Magenstiel ") of considerable length.
  • Shell turriculated, with elongated spire; proboscis short; siphon rudimentary.
  • Upper margin of the end of the proboscis developed into a distinct finger-like process, much longer than the lower margins, and the whole trunk uniformly tapering and smooth.