Rhabdite Rhab"dite, n. [Gr. "ra`bdos a rod.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A minute smooth rodlike or fusiform structure found in the tissues of many Turbellaria. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) One of the hard parts forming the ovipositor of insects. [1913 Webster]

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