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Meaning of SPERMATOPHORE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sper"ma*to*phore\, n. [Spermato- + Gr. ??? to
bear.]
1. (Physiol.) Same as {Spermospore}.

2. (Zo["o]l.) A capsule or pocket inclosing a number of
   spermatozoa. They are present in many annelids,
   brachiopods, mollusks, and crustaceans. In cephalopods the
   structure of the capsule is very complex.

 

 

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