Meaning of 蛸

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Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mollusk) conveys the meaning.
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    • [ chóng ] insect, worm; mollusk
    • [ xiào ] to resemble, to look like; to be like
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Example Sentences
The alimentary canal of Octopus variabilis Sasaki is studied with histological and histochemical methods.
Chordates that lack a backbone, such as sea potatoes, sea peaches, and sea squirts.
Seminal receptacle of Decapodiformes is within buccal mass but that of Octopodiformes on oviducal gland.
The research showed that Octopus ocellatus had strong territorial behavior during the experiment, which may influence the attractive effects of the artificial reef models.
The alimentary canal consists of mouth, esophagus, crop, stomach, caecum , intestine and rectum.