mycetome

noun
my·​ce·​tome | \ ˈmīsəˌtōm \
plural -s

Definition of mycetome

: either of a pair of organs in an insect (as a true bug) that consist of a cellular mass of mycetocytes and are located one in either fat body

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mycet- + -ome

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“Mycetome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mycetome. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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