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ostiole

(ŏs′tē-ōl′)
n.
A small opening or pore, as of a fruiting body.

os′ti·o′lar (ŏs′tē-ō′lər, ŏ-stī′ə-) adj.

ostiole

a pore through which spores are discharged from the fruiting bodies of some fungi, or from which gametes are passed out from the conceptacles of brown algae.
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15); ostioles of dorsal abdominal scent glands on abdominal segments 3-4 elongate, not attended by peritreme, evaporatorium inconspicuous (Fig.
1B) with peritreme thumb-like, anteriorly narrowed and posteriorly broad reaching less than half of evaporatoria, ostioles very much developed slit-like, anterior and posterior margin of peritreme distinctly sinuated; distance base scutellum-apex clavus 3.