E*pis"to*ma (?), Ep"i*stome (?), n. [NL. epistoma, fr. Gr. upon + , , mouth.] Zool. (a)

The region between the antennae and the mouth, in Crustacea.

A liplike organ that covers the mouth, in most Bryozoa. See Illust., under Entoprocta.

 

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