intromittent


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intromittent

[¦in·trə¦mit·ənt]
(zoology)
Adapted for intromission; applied to a copulatory organ.
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Females have paired copulatory ducts, each leading to a spermatheca, and males have paired intromittent organs (emboli).
9): hood of guide pocket curves slightly towards the posterior of epigynum; intromittent orifices close together and anterior to spermathecae, width of spermatheca approximately 2 X width of intromittent orifices, spermathecal apophyses visible at posterior of epigynum as small sclerotized, opposing "comma" shapes arched towards each other.
Female epigynum with a sclerotized fold, with intromittent orifice situated in the fold; spermathecae globular (Ono 1988).