clitellum

noun cli·tel·lum \ klī-ˈte-ləm \

Definition of clitellum

plural clitella play \-lə\
:a thickened glandular section of the body wall of some annelids that secretes a viscid sac in which the eggs are deposited

Origin and Etymology of clitellum

New Latin, alteration of Latin clitellae packsaddle



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