ovejector

noun

ov·​ejec·​tor
variants or less commonly ovijector
ˈōvə̇ˌjektə(r),
-vēˌj-
plural -s
: the terminal highly muscular part of the oviduct of many nematode worms that forces the egg through the genital pore
ovejectoral adjective

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Ovejector.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ovejector. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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