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Record 1 2004-01-22

English

Subject field(s)
  • Worms and Related Organisms
DEF

A thickened glandular section of the body wall of certain annelid worms that functions as an accessory reproductive organ secreting a viscid material that forms the cocoon in which the eggs are deposited.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Vers et organismes apparentés
DEF

Ceinture saillante sur le corps des lombrics ou vers de terre, en relation étroite avec la fonction de reproduction.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Gusanos y organismos semejantes
DEF

Porción glandular abultada de la piel de algunos anélidos, como la lombriz de tierra, que facilita la cópula y segrega el capullo con nutrientes para el desarrollo del embrión.

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