pneumostome


pneumostome
pneu·mo·stome (no͞oʹmə-stōm', nyo͞oʹ-) n.
A small opening in the mantle of a gastropod through which air passes.
  [From New Latin pneumostoma: pneumo- + -stoma, -stome.]

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