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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Proboscis (0.01110 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Proboscis.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: proboscis belalai
English → English (WordNet) Definition: proboscis proboscis n 1: the human nose (especially when it is large) 2: a long flexible snout as of an elephant [syn: trunk] [also: proboscides (pl)]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Proboscis Proboscis \Pro*bos"cis\, n.; pl. Proboscides. [L. fr. Gr. ?; ? before + ? to feed, graze.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A hollow organ or tube attached to the head, or connected with the mouth, of various animals, and generally used in taking food or drink; a snout; a trunk. [1913 Webster] Note: The proboscis of an elephant is a flexible muscular elongation of the nose. The proboscis of insects is usually a chitinous tube formed by the modified maxill[ae], or by the labium. See Illusts. of Hemiptera and Lepidoptera. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo["o]l.) By extension, applied to various tubelike mouth organs of the lower animals that can be everted or protruded. [1913 Webster] Note: The proboscis of annelids and of mollusks is usually a portion of the pharynx that can be everted or protruded. That of nemerteans is a special long internal organ, not connected with the mouth, and not used in feeding, but capable of being protruded from a pore in the head. See Illust. in Appendix. [1913 Webster] 3. The nose. [Jocose] [1913 Webster] Proboscis monkey. (Zo["o]l.) See Kahau. [1913 Webster]


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