syringium

noun sy·rin·gi·um \sə̇ˈrinjēəm\

Definition of syringium

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a muscular tubular organ connected with the mouth parts of hemipterous insects and used for the ejection of a poisonous salivary secretion

  2. 2 :  a tubular organ on the body of some insect larvae from which an offensive fluid can be ejected

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Origin and Etymology of syringium

New Latin, from syring- + -ium


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