oocapt

noun

oo·​capt
ˈōəˌkapt
plural -s
: a muscular enlargement of the beginning of the oviduct of various worms that serves to draw the egg into the oviduct

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Oocapt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oocapt. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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