what is hypostome ( present in phylum cnidaria or phylum coelentereta)?

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Hypostome is a calcified structure present near the mouth opening in some parasitic arthropods, specially ticks and mites. This structure helps the insects to hold the host body part firmly while sucking blood. 

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 The apical portion of the polyps of hydrozoan cnidarians like hydra is referred to as a hypostome

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