adhesion organs
1. Any of numerous invertebrate organs used for adhesion to various surfaces.
2. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
Abdominal suckers, tarsal suckers and ventral tube.
3. (NEMATA)
The spinneret.
4. (PLATYHELMINTHES: Cestoda)
Suckers, bothria and bothridia.
5. (PLATYHELMINTHES: Trematoda)
Oral and ventral suckers.
6. (ROTIFERA)
Pedal glands in the toes.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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