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haus•tel•lum



Pronunciation: (hô-stel'um), [key]
n.,
pl. haus•tel•laPronunciation: (hô-stel'u). [key]

(in certain crustaceans and insects) an organ or part of the proboscis adapted for sucking blood or plant juices.

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