athecal
adj. [Gr. a, without; theke, case]
(ANNELIDA)
Without spermathecae.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • copulatory chaetae — (ANNELIDA: Oligochaeta) Those that appear near or in the same segment as the spermathecae in earthworms; sometimes referring to similar setae in an adjacent, but athecal segment …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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