typhlosole


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typhlosole

(tĭf′lə-sōl′)
n.
A longitudinal fold of the intestinal wall in certain invertebrates that increases the absorptive and digestive surface area of the intestine.

typhlosole

a dorsal unfolding of the earthworm's intestine, along its whole length, that increases its surface area for digestive purposes.