epimerite

ep·i·mer·ite

(ep-i-mēr'īt),
The hooklike anchoring structure at the anterior end of a cephaline gregarine sporozoan; it is left embedded in tissues when the rest of the cephalont is freed in the lumen of the intestine of the invertebrate host.
[epi- + G. meros, part]

epimerite

(ĕp″ĭ-mĕr′īt) [″ + meros, part]
An organelle of certain protozoa by which they attach themselves to epithelial cells.

epimerite

an organelle of certain protozoa by which they attach themselves to epithelial cells.