ectadenium

noun
ec·​ta·​de·​ni·​um | \ ˌektəˈdēnēəm \
plural ectadenia\ -​nēə \

Definition of ectadenium

: one of the ectodermal accessory reproductive glands of male insects — compare mesadenium

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History and Etymology for ectadenium

New Latin, from ect- + Greek aden-, adēn gland + New Latin -ium

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“Ectadenium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ectadenium. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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