Meaning of apopyle

ap•o•pyle

Pronunciation: (ap'u-pīl"), [key]
— n. Zool.
  1. (in sponges) a pore in each of the saclike chambers formed by the evagination of the body wall, through which water passes into the excurrent canals. Cf. prosopyle.
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