bursa copulatrix

noun

bursa cop·​u·​la·​trix -ˌkäp-yə-ˈlā-triks How to pronounce bursa copulatrix (audio)
: 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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“Bursa copulatrix.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/bursa%20copulatrix. Accessed 30 Mar. 2023.

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