cotylus
cotyle

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • cotyle — an articulation in the form of a rounded pit. Also called cotylus …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • hectocotylus — /hek teuh kot l euhs/, n., pl. hectocotyli / kot l uy /. Zool. a modified arm of the male of certain cephalopods that is used to transfer sperm to the female. [1850 55; < NL, equiv. to hecto HECTO + cotylus < Gk kotýle cup] * * * …   Universalium

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