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bursa copulatrix

noun bursa cop·u·la·trix \ -ˌkäp-yə-ˈlā-triks \

medical Definition of bursa copulatrix

:a thin fan or bell-shaped expansion of the cuticle of the tail of many male nematode worms that functions as a copulatory structure

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