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clitellum

clitellum

noun cli·tel·lum \klī-ˈte-ləm\
plural cli·tel·la\-lə\

Definition of CLITELLUM

:  a thickened glandular section of the body wall of some annelids that secretes a viscid sac in which the eggs are deposited

Origin of CLITELLUM

New Latin, alteration of Latin clitellae packsaddle
First Known Use: 1839

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