gynaecophoric

adjective
gynae·​co·​phor·​ic
variants: or less commonly gynecophoral \ ¦⸗⸗¦käfərəl—see gyn-​ \

Definition of gynaecophoric

: constituting the ventral groove in which a male schistosome clasps the female

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History and Etymology for gynaecophoric

gynecophor + -ic or -al

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“Gynaecophoric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gynaecophoric. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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