ovejector

noun ov·ejec·tor \ˈōvə̇ˌjektə(r), -vēˌj-\
variants: less commonly

ovijector

\ˈōvə̇ˌjektə(r), -vēˌj-\

Definition of ovejector

plural

-s

  1. :  the terminal highly muscular part of the oviduct of many nematode worms that forces the egg through the genital pore

ovejectoral

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of ovejector

International Scientific Vocabulary ov- + ejector; originally formed as French ovéjecteur


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