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[oh-vuh-poz-i-ter] /ˌoʊ vəˈpɒz ɪ tər/

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


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