Colleterium Col`le*te"ri*um, n. [NL. See {Colletic}.] (Zo["o]l.) An organ of female insects, containing a cement to unite the ejected ova. [1913 Webster]

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  • colleterium — col·le·te·ri·um …   English syllables

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  • colleterial gland — |kälə|tirēəl noun Etymology: colleterial from colleterium + al : colleterium …   Useful english dictionary

  • Colleterial — Col le*te ri*al, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Of or pertaining to the colleterium of insects. R. Owen. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • accessory gland — noun : any of certain glands (as the colleterium) associated with the reproductive organs of insects …   Useful english dictionary

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