choriothete
n. [Gr. chorion, membrane enclosing the fetus; thete, servant]
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
A muscular structure of cyclical development that adheres to the chorion of the egg of Glossina and the Pupipara , and by the actions of the muscles aids in the removal of the chorion.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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