adenodactyl

adenodactyl
\\əˈdenəˌdaktəl, -ēn-\ noun (-s)
Etymology: aden- + Greek daktylos finger
: one of the penislike supplementary structures in the male reproductive system of certain turbellarians

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  • adenodactyl — n.; pl. tyli, yls [Gr. aden, gland; daktylos, finger] (PLATYHELMINTHES: Turbellaria) Prostatoid male apparatus occurring in the wall of the common antrum in some freshwater and land triclads and some Acoela, thought to act as stimulators in… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • adenodactyl — ad·e·no·dac·tyl …   English syllables

  • adenocheiri — see adenodactyl …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • bursa copulatrix — 1. A genital pouch of numerous invertebrates. 2. In certain male nematodes and acanthocephalans, a modified caudal ala or alae, circular or oval, may be divided into two lateral symmetrical or asymmetrical lobes, separated by a dorsal lobe, and… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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