ovipositor



ovipositor defined in 1951 year

ovipositor - ovipositor;
ovipositor - Organ at hind end of abdomen in female insects, through which eggs are laid (oviposition). Formed from modified parts of paired appendages; consists of several separate but interlocked parts. Frequently long and sometimes capable of piercing animals or plants, permitting eggs to be laid in otherwise inaccessible places, such as inside other organisms. Sting of bees and wasps is a modified ovipositor.

near ovipositor in Knolik


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