demanian system

noun de·man·i·an system \ də̇ˈmänēən- , -man- \
variants: or less commonly demanian vessel

Definition of demanian system

:a group of tubes near the anus of certain female nematodes that secrete a sticky substance which protects the eggs or functions during copulation

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Origin and Etymology of demanian system

after Johannes G. de Man †1930 Dutch zoologist + English -ian


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