male funnel
(ANNELIDA: Oligochaeta)
A funnel or rosette-shaped enlargement of the ental end of the sperm duct for passage of sperm through the central aperture into lumen of the duct on their way to the exterior.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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