acrotrophic ovariole

acrotrophic ovariole
see telotrophic ovariole.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • acrotrophic — |akrō|träfik, ōf adjective Etymology: acr + trophic : having nutritive cells grouped at the apex of the follicular tube used of the ovariole of certain insects; compare polytrophic …   Useful english dictionary

  • meroistic ovariole — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) An ovariole in which nurse cells, or trophocytes are present; telotrophic (acrotrophic) and polytrophic types; panoistic; meroistic egg tube …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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