colleterium definition

  • noun:
    • An organ, in female bugs, containing a cement to unite the ejected ova.
    • An organ of feminine insects, containing a cement to unite the ejected ova.
    • In zoology, a glandular organ secreting a viscid or glutinous compound in which the ova are glued collectively, as in different pests; a colleterial gland.
    • An organ, in feminine pests, containing a cement to unite the ejected ova.
    • An organ of feminine bugs, containing a cement to unite the ejected ova.
    • In zoology, a glandular organ secreting a viscid or glutinous substance by which the ova tend to be glued together, like in numerous bugs; a colleterial gland.
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