oocapt

noun
oo·​capt | \ ˈōəˌkapt\
plural -s

Definition of oocapt

: a muscular enlargement of the beginning of the oviduct of various worms that serves to draw the egg into the oviduct

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History and Etymology for oocapt

o- + -capt, from Greek kaptein to gulp down

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