elytrophore

noun
elyt·ro·phore | \ə̇ˈli‧trəˌfō(ə)r, eˈli‧t-, ˈelə‧t-\
plural -s

Definition of elytrophore 

: a modified cuticular prominence to which an elytron of a polychaete worm is attached

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elytr- + -phore

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