Ovipositor



[oh-vuh-poz-i-ter] /ˌoʊ vəˈpɒz ɪ tər/

noun
1.
(in certain female insects) an organ at the end of the abdomen, by which eggs are deposited.
2.
a similar organ in other animals, as certain fishes.
/ˌəʊvɪˈpɒzɪtə/
noun
1.
the egg-laying organ of most female insects, consisting of a pair of specialized appendages at the end of the abdomen
2.
a similar organ in certain female fishes, formed by an extension of the edges of the genital opening
ovipositor
(ō’və-pŏz’ĭ-tər)
A tube in many female insects that extends from the end of the abdomen and is used to lay eggs.

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