aipuv, a tube, I. A tube bent at an angle one arm of which is longer than the other, for the purpose of transferring a liquid from one vessel to another. Trocars and aspirating instruments constructed on this principle are called S.-trocars and S.-aspirators. 2. In biology, a tubular organ for the passage of some fluid, as the inhalent and exhalent siphons of certain molluscs, or the sucking-tube of various parasitic arthropods.
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