narrow-mouthed narrow-mouthed

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having a narrow mouth

Usage(s):

  • One can buy plastic squeeze bottles for catsup, but first one has to extract the catsup from the narrow-mouthed bottle.

News

  1. One worm, two mouths

    Depending on the environment in which the worm grows, the larva of the roundworm Pristionchus pacificus develops into either a wide-mouthed predator or a narrow-mouthed bacteria eater. A team of researchers has now discovered a developmental biological switch that determines the worm's mouth form.
    on November 8, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. 1 worm, 2 mouths

    ( Max-Planck-Gesellschaft ) Depending on the environment in which the worm grows, the larva of the roundworm Pristionchus pacificus develops into either a wide-mouthed predator or a narrow-mouthed bacteria eater. A team of researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology in Tübingen, Germany, headed by Ralf J. Sommer have now discovered a developmental biological switch that ...
    on November 7, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

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