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* ''Literature/{{Deeplight}}'': [[spoiler:Post-transformation Jelt's]] secondary mouth is conical, lined with many rows of teeth, and lunges out to grab prey.


** Older editions depicted the purple worm with this sort of mouth.

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** Older editions depicted depict the purple worm with this sort of mouth.mouth, although later ones shift to a more typical pair of hinged jaws.



** [[{{Cthulhumanoid}} Mind Flayers, also known as Illithid]], are stated to sport these, but artwork rarely shows their mouths.

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** [[{{Cthulhumanoid}} Mind Flayers, flayers, also known as Illithid]], are stated to illithids]], sport these, but artwork rarely shows a circular mouth of this sort, although it's usually hidden by their mouths.facial tentacles.
* ''TabletopGame/RogueTrader'': Sand tigers are sand-dwelling predators with circular, jawless mouths lined with backward-pointing fangs.


* ''[[Series/StrangerThings]]'': The demogorgon and demodogs have lamprey mouth in conjunction with FlowerMouth.

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* ''[[Series/StrangerThings]]'': ''Series/StrangerThings'': The demogorgon and demodogs have lamprey mouth in conjunction with FlowerMouth.


We've all seen a lamprey mouth before: a ring- or funnel-shaped mouth with many sharp, inward-pointing teeth. Rather than being embedded in horizontal ([[VaginaDentata or vertical]]) jaws, teeth completely encircle the oral cavity. [[Series/StrangerThings Extreme examples]] may occur in conjunction with FlowerMouth. In fiction, this feature is often a trait of monstrous characters, and may offer a convenient visual shorthand implying that a creature is a parasite of some kind.

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We've all seen a lamprey mouth before: a ring- or funnel-shaped mouth with many sharp, inward-pointing teeth. Rather than being embedded in horizontal ([[VaginaDentata or vertical]]) jaws, teeth completely encircle the oral cavity. Extreme examples may occur [[Series/StrangerThings Extreme examples]] may occur in conjunction conjunction]] with FlowerMouth. In fiction, this feature is often a trait of monstrous characters, and may offer a convenient visual shorthand implying that a creature is a parasite of some kind.


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* ''[[Series/StrangerThings]]'': The demogorgon and demodogs have lamprey mouth in conjunction with FlowerMouth.


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* Leatherback sea turtle's mouth has teeth over all the buccal wall.


We've all seen a lamprey mouth before: a ring- or funnel-shaped mouth with many sharp, inward-pointing teeth. Rather than being embedded in horizontal ([[VaginaDentata or vertical]]) jaws, teeth completely encircle the oral cavity. Extreme examples may occur in conjunction with FlowerMouth. In fiction, this feature is often a trait of monstrous characters, and may offer a convenient visual shorthand implying that a creature is a parasite of some kind.

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We've all seen a lamprey mouth before: a ring- or funnel-shaped mouth with many sharp, inward-pointing teeth. Rather than being embedded in horizontal ([[VaginaDentata or vertical]]) jaws, teeth completely encircle the oral cavity. [[Series/StrangerThings Extreme examples examples]] may occur in conjunction with FlowerMouth. In fiction, this feature is often a trait of monstrous characters, and may offer a convenient visual shorthand implying that a creature is a parasite of some kind.


* Round mouths are the norm for animal life on Longtunnel, a cave-dominated world from the Literature/HumanxCommonwealth 'Verse. Naturally, that means that most of its predators have a LampreyMouth, although spore-feeders and some insectivores avert this by having no teeth.

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* Round mouths are the norm for animal life on Longtunnel, a cave-dominated world from the Literature/HumanxCommonwealth 'Verse. Naturally, that means that most of its predators have a LampreyMouth, Lamprey Mouth, although spore-feeders and some insectivores avert this by having no teeth.


* The sand worms in [[Film/Dune1984 both]] [[Film/Dune2020 adaptations]] of ''Literature/{{Dune}}'' are depicted this way. The 1984 one has pedipalps parting to reveal a ring-shaped, saw-toothed maw, and that example has influenced most of the following SandWorm designs.

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* The sand worms in [[Film/Dune1984 both]] [[Film/Dune2020 [[Film/Dune2021 adaptations]] of ''Literature/{{Dune}}'' are depicted this way. The 1984 one has pedipalps parting to reveal a ring-shaped, saw-toothed maw, and that example has influenced most of the following SandWorm designs.


* The sand worms in [[Film/{{Dune}} both]] [[Film/Dune2020 adaptations]] of ''Literature/{{Dune}}'' are depicted this way. The 1984 one has pedipalps parting to reveal a ring-shaped, saw-toothed maw, and that example has influenced most of the following SandWorm designs.

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* The sand worms in [[Film/{{Dune}} [[Film/Dune1984 both]] [[Film/Dune2020 adaptations]] of ''Literature/{{Dune}}'' are depicted this way. The 1984 one has pedipalps parting to reveal a ring-shaped, saw-toothed maw, and that example has influenced most of the following SandWorm designs.


** The Sarlacc from ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'' has the look, particularly in the original edition before extra tentacles and maws were added in digitally.

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** The Sarlacc from ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'' has the look, particularly in the original edition before extra tentacles and maws a maw were added in digitally.



* The sand worms in [[Film/{{Dune}} both]] [[Film/Dune2020 adaptations]] of ''Literature/{{Dune}}'' are depicted this way, with pedipalps parting to reveal a ring-shaped, saw-toothed maw.

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* The sand worms in [[Film/{{Dune}} both]] [[Film/Dune2020 adaptations]] of ''Literature/{{Dune}}'' are depicted this way, with way. The 1984 one has pedipalps parting to reveal a ring-shaped, saw-toothed maw.maw, and that example has influenced most of the following SandWorm designs.


* The sand worms in ''Film/{{Dune}}'' are depicted this way, with pedipalps parting to reveal a ring-shaped, saw-toothed maw.

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* The sand worms in ''Film/{{Dune}}'' [[Film/{{Dune}} both]] [[Film/Dune2020 adaptations]] of ''Literature/{{Dune}}'' are depicted this way, with pedipalps parting to reveal a ring-shaped, saw-toothed maw.

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* Chaugnar Faughn, one of Frank Belknap Long's contributions to the Literature/CthulhuMythos, has an elephant's trunk that ends in one of these.

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* The sand worms in ''Film/{{Dune}}'' are depicted this way, with pedipalps parting to reveal a ring-shaped, saw-toothed maw.


We've all seen a lamprey mouth before: a ring- or funnel-shaped mouth with many sharp, inward-pointing teeth. Rather than being embedded in horizontal ([[VaginaDentata or vertical]]) jaws, teeth completely encircle the oral cavity. Extreme examples may also come with an outer set of spike-tipped appendages to draw food into the mouth, like a spider's pedipalps: a sensible addition for a mouth that often can't be closed. In fiction, this feature is often a trait of monstrous characters, and may offer a convenient visual shorthand implying that a creature is a parasite of some kind.

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We've all seen a lamprey mouth before: a ring- or funnel-shaped mouth with many sharp, inward-pointing teeth. Rather than being embedded in horizontal ([[VaginaDentata or vertical]]) jaws, teeth completely encircle the oral cavity. Extreme examples may also come occur in conjunction with an outer set of spike-tipped appendages to draw food into the mouth, like a spider's pedipalps: a sensible addition for a mouth that often can't be closed.FlowerMouth. In fiction, this feature is often a trait of monstrous characters, and may offer a convenient visual shorthand implying that a creature is a parasite of some kind.


Often overlaps with MoreTeethThanTheOsmondFamily. See also NestedMouths. Compare FlowerMouth, where the mouth moreso resembles a disgusting blooming flower than a lamprey or worm-like creature.

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Often overlaps with MoreTeethThanTheOsmondFamily. See also NestedMouths. Compare FlowerMouth, where the mouth moreso resembles a disgusting blooming flower than a lamprey or worm-like creature.

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SubTrope to MonsterMouth.


Often overlaps with MoreTeethThanTheOsmondFamily. See also NestedMouths. Compare FlowerMouth, where the mouth moreso resembles a disgusting blooming flower than a lamprey or worm-like creature. SubTrope to MonsterMouth.

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Often overlaps with MoreTeethThanTheOsmondFamily. See also NestedMouths. Compare FlowerMouth, where the mouth moreso resembles a disgusting blooming flower than a lamprey or worm-like creature. SubTrope to MonsterMouth.
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