ovipositor

[ UK /ˈə‍ʊvɪpˌɒsɪtɐ/ ]
NOUN
  1. egg-laying tubular structure at the end of the abdomen in many female insects and some fishes
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How To Use ovipositor In A Sentence

  • Ovipositor is a reproductive organ and it located between the cercus. CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]
  • A sharp, piercing organ or part, often ejecting a venomous secretion, as the modified ovipositor of a bee or wasp or the spine of certain fishes.
  • Honeybee Stinger - The stinger is located on female honeybees at the end of the abdomen and is part of the ovipositor, which is an egg-laying device. undefined
  • The poet ig-nored his stare, was gazing past him and admiring the sol'dier's ovipositors. Nor Crystal Tears
  • A sharp, piercing organ or part, often ejecting a venomous secretion, as the modified ovipositor of a bee or wasp or the spine of certain fishes.
  • Medflies ruin crops when fertile females use their tubelike ovipositors to punch holes in the skin of a ripening fruit or vegetable, then pump their eggs inside.
  • At this stage, the conical ovipositor of the female becomes visible.
  • An ovipositor may have produced the short posterior medial projection, or terminal imprint if it were long, but given that an orthopteroid producer is unlikely, the terminal imprint was probably produced by a tail spine.
  • The protruding end of the ovipositor was grasped with fine tweezers and the whole reproductive tract pulled out.
  • Females have an organ called ovipositor where eggs are deposited. CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]
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