Definitions for eyestalkˈaɪˌstɔk

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  1. eyestalk(Noun)

    A motile stalk having an eye at the tip

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  1. Eyestalk(noun)

    one of the movable peduncles which, in the decapod Crustacea, bear the eyes at the tip


  1. Eyestalk

    In anatomy, an eyestalk is a protrusion that extends the eye away from the body, giving the eye a better field of view than if it were unextended. It is common in nature and in fiction.

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