Mycetome | Article about mycetome by The Free Dictionary
One of the specialized structures in the body of certain insects for holding endosymbionts.
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Sterility was observed in healthy tsetse flies fed with tetracycline (2500 [micro]g/ml) due to damage to the mycetome
bacterial endosymbionts (31).
felis forms mycetomes
in book lice, a growth feature typical of bacterial endosymbionts (10).
Despite this apparently rich diet that may not require dietary augmentation, mycetomes
are present and contain endosymbionts (Rickettsia) in two parthenogenetic booklice.